Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on AUDI A6 (C6) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. Tools you need:
Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. Tools you need:
Flat Screwdriver
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Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Right and left gas struts of the boot lid should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left gas struts of the boot lid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A6 4F2 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Tailgate Struts on Audi A6 4f2 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the boot lid.
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    Step 2
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 3
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
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    Step 4
    Remove the boot lid gas strut.
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    Step 5
    Install the new boot lid gas strut.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. Professionals recommend:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while installing the gas strut.
  6. How to replace Tailgate Struts on AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Tailgate Struts replacement on Audi A6 4f2 3.0 TDI quattro 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body.
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    Step 8
    Check the working condition of the boot lid gas springs after they are installed.
  9. Changing of Tailgate Struts on Audi A6 4f2 2004 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Close the lid of the luggage compartment.
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