Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 3.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.7 TDi, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on AUDI A4 B7 AVANT TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Hammer
Pin punch
Flat chisel
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI 2005 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Audi A4 B7 Avant 2.0 TDI 16V 2006 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro 2007 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B7 Avant
  5. Step 5
    How to remove AUDI A4 2.0 TFSI quattro 2008 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Audi A4 B7 Avant 1.8 T 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the lock nut that connects the tie rod to the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a combination spanner #22.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Track Rod End on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 10.1
    AUDI A4 2.0 TDI 16V Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #13.
    Step 10.2
    Replacing Track Rod End on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
    A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro 2005 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  12. Step 12
    How to change Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  13. Step 13
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B7 Avant 2007 2.0 TFSI quattro Track Rod End
    Screw the end out of the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a combination spanner #22.
  14. Step 14
    DIY replacement of Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.9 TDI 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 15
    How to change Track Rod End on Audi A4 B7 Avant 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
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