Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) S6 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 4.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.8 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) RS6 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.4, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 4.2 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.7 TDI quattro, AUDI A6 Saloon (4F2, C6) 2.0 TFSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – Audi A6 4F2. Tools you need:
Flat Screwdriver
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:
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