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Audi A4: Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2024 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Seat Upholstery, Covers / Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing, Bench Seat

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Pry Lever -80-200-

  Caution

This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts. Refer to component overview and parts catalog prior to starting procedure.

Mandatory Replacement Parts

  • Upholstery Clip - Cover to Cushion

Removing

- Remove the bench seat. Refer to → Chapter "Bench Seat/Single Seat, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the clips -1- using the -80-200-.

- Pry the cover clamping strip -3- out from the molded part using a screwdriver along the seat frame.

- Disengage the cover molding -2- from the seat frame at the rear.

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- Disengage the molding -1- from the seat frame.

- Pry the clamping strip -4- out of the molded part using a screwdriver.

- Remove the clips -2- using the -80-200-.

- Open the Velcro fasteners -3-.

- Remove the cover and cushion from the seat frame.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Engage the rear molding into the seat frame first, and then pull the cover tight.

- Flip the protective strip -1- over 180º toward the inside in the direction of -arrow A-.

- Engage the protective strip in the groove on the molded part in the direction of -arrow B-.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Sport Bench Seat".

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Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest

  Caution

This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts. Refer to component overview and parts catalog prior to starting procedure.

Mandatory Replacement Parts

  • Upholstery Clip - Cover to Cushion

Removing

- Remove the rear seat backrest. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Seat Backrest, Removing and Installing, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest".

- Detach the upper molding -1- from the backrest frame.

- Unclip the side retaining strips -2, 3 and 4- from the backrest frame.

- Pry the retaining strips -5- out from the bottom of the backrest frame.

- Remove the headrest guides. Refer to → Chapter "Headrest Guide, Removing and Installing, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest".

- Remove the cover and cushion from the backrest frame.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest".

Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing, Folding Backrest

  Note

The procedure for the left folding backrest is described.

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge Set -T10383-
  • Wedge Set - Wedge 1 -T10383/1-

  Caution

This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts. Refer to component overview and parts catalog prior to starting procedure.

Mandatory Replacement Parts

  • Upholstery Clip - Cover to Cushion

Removing

- Remove the rear seat backrest. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Seat Backrest, Removing and Installing, Outer Folding Backrest".

- Remove the rear headrest. Refer to → Chapter "Headrest, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the locking mechanism trim. Refer to → Chapter "Locking Mechanism Trim, Removing and Installing".

- Unclip the outer bearing sleeve -1- at the rear seat backrest with the -T10383/1- in the direction of -arrow-.

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- Starting at the locking mechanism, pry off the clamping strip -2- for the backrest cover using a screwdriver all around the backrest frame -3- in the direction of -arrow-.

- Remove the rear headrest guides. Refer to → Chapter "Headrest Guide, Removing and Installing, Outer Folding Backrest".

- Remove the backrest cover -1- and backrest cushion from the backrest frame.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Flip the protective strip -1- over 180º toward the inside in the direction of -arrow A-.

- Engage the protective strip in the groove on the backrest frame in the direction of -arrow B-.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Folding Backrest".

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Cover and Cushion, Separating

Cover and Cushion, Separating, Bench Seat

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Upholstery Clip Pliers -VAG1634-

Removing

- Remove the cover and cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing, Bench Seat".

- Pull the cover -1- as far off of the cushion -2- as possible and cut the upholstery clips -3- using pliers.

- Remove the cover from the cushion.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Equipment versions with seat heating: Apply a new seat heating element when replacing the cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Seat Heating Element, Removing and Installing".

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Sport Bench Seat".

Cover and Cushion, Separating, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Upholstery Clip Pliers -VAG1634-

Removing

- Pull the cover -1- as far off of the cushion -3- as possible and cut the upholstery clips -2- using pliers.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Versions with seat heating: Apply a new backrest heating element when replacing the cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Backrest Heating Element, Removing and Installing".

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Fixed Rear Seat Backrest".

Cover and Cushion, Separating, Outer Folding Backrest

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Upholstery Clip Pliers -VAG1634-

Removing

- Remove the rear seat backrest. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Seat Backrest, Removing and Installing, Outer Folding Backrest".

- Remove the backrest cover and cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing, Folding Backrest".

- Pull off cover -3- from the cushion -2- as far as possible and cut upholstery clips -1- using pliers.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Versions with seat heating: Apply a new backrest heating element when replacing the cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Backrest Heating Element, Removing and Installing".

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Cover and Cushion, Folding Backrest".

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    Removing - Separate the cover and cushion. Refer to → Chapter "Cover and Cushion, Separating, Bench Seat". - Disconnect the wire -3- directly from the old heating element -1-.  

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