Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 1.8, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 1.9 TDI, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.0 16V, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.8, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.6, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.3 E, AUDI Cabriolet (8G7, B4) 2.0 E View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for Cabriolet (8G7, B4) and other AUDI models
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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
High-temperature ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Ball joint puller
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 CABRIOLET (8G7, B4) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    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.
  6. Step 7
    Clean all tie rod end connections. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  8. Step 10
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #14. Use a combination spanner #22.
  9. Step 11
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    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  10. Step 12
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 13
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    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – AUDI CABRIOLET (8G7, B4). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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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