Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.2 FSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.7 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 1.8 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 3.2 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI flexible fuel, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI flexible fuel quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI Flexfuel quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TFSI Flexfuel quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on Audi A4 B8 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) and other AUDI models
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Track rod end
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Rod Assembly
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Repair Kit, tie rod
How to change Mounting Kit, tie rod end on Audi A4 B8 2.0 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Mounting Kit, tie rod end
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B8. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #21
Combination spanner #24
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B8. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B8 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Audi A4 B8 2007 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.0 TDI 2008 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B8. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove AUDI A4 S4 3.0 quattro 2011 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2012: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Audi A4 B8 1.8 TFSI 2013 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #21.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the lock nut that connects the tie rod to the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Track Rod End on Audi A4 B8 2015 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    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.
  10. Step 10
    AUDI A4 3.0 TDI quattro Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #24 (2 pieces).
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Track Rod End on Audi A4 B8 2008 2.0 TDI by yourself
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
  12. Step 12
    A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) S4 3.0 quattro 2009 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 14
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    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B8. 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.
  15. Step 15
    DIY replacement of Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8K2, B8) 2.7 TDI 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    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.
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