Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Driver Side Instrument Panel Cover, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2024 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Interior Equipment / Driver Side Instrument Panel Cover, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the driver side instrument panel side cover. Refer to → Chapter "Instrument Panel Side Cover, Removing and Installing".

- Equipped on some models: Open the storage compartment cover -1- and remove the screws -arrows B-.

- Remove the screws -arrows A-.

- Unclip the driver side instrument panel cover -2- from the instrument panel by hand in the direction of -arrows C-.

- Remove the driver side instrument panel cover.

A68-10862

- Remove the screw -arrow A-.

- Using a screwdriver, release the retainer -1- and pull the driver side lower instrument panel cover -2- out of the mount -arrow B- toward the rear.

- Disengage the data link connector on the instrument panel cover.

- Equipped on some models: Disconnect the connectors for the footwell lamp, parking aid warning buzzer and the emergency call speaker.

A68-10863

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Driver Side Instrument Panel Cover".

Upper Steering Column Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Removing

- Move the steering wheel as far to the rear and down as possible. Use the full steering column adjustment range for this.

- Remove the light switch trim. Refer to → Chapter "Light Switch Trim, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the A/C display control head trim. Refer to → Chapter "Display Control Head Trim, Removing and Installing".

- Unclip the instrument cluster gap cover from the instrument panel vent and from the instrument cluster trim using the -3409- in the direction of -arrows A-.

- Turn the steering wheel counterclockwise 90º from the straight position.

- Carefully pry out the upper steering column trim panel -1- from the lower steering column trim panel -arrow B- using a small flat-head screwdriver.

- Turn the steering wheel back 180º and repeat the procedure on the opposite side -arrow C-.

- Disengage the upper steering column trim panel from the lower steering column trim panel and remove.

A68-10600

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- First engage the upper steering column trim panel into the lower steering column trim panel -arrow A-.

- Make sure the retaining tab -arrow B- on the upper steering column trim panel engages at the pins on the lower steering column trim panel.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Steering Column Trim Panel".

A68-10854

Lower Steering Column Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the upper steering column trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Upper Steering Column Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Turn the steering wheel counterclockwise 90º from the straight position.

- Remove the screw -1-.

- Turn the steering wheel back 180º and remove bolt on the opposite side.

  Note

If the screw -1- is not accessible, the steering wheel must be removed to continue the procedure. Refer to → Suspension, Wheels, Steering; Rep. Gr.48; Steering Wheel; Steering Wheel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the screw -3- and remove the lower steering column trim panel -2-.

- Disengage the cable holder on the steering column trim panel.

A68-10488

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation instructions: For example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Steering Column Trim Panel".

    READ NEXT:

     Glove Compartment Handle, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Locking Pin (3 pc.) -T40011- Removing - Insert the -T40011- through an opening on the side of the glove compartment lid to release the hook for t

     Extra Equipment

    Overview - Screen Separator 1 - Screen Separator Mount Trim Clip into the rear seat backrest 2 - Rubber Grommet For the screen separator bracket Slide over the bracket and i

     Screen Separator Mounting Eye, Removing and Installing

    Removing - Remove the headliner and lay it on the seats. It is not necessary to remove it from the vehicle. Refer to → Chapter "Headliner, Removing and Installing". - Press the cap t

    SEE MORE:

     Head-up display

    Description Applies to: vehicles with head-up display Fig. 19 Instrument panel: knob for the head-up display The head-up display projects certain warnings or selected information from the assist systems on the windshield. The display appears within the driver's field of vision. Switching on and off

     Rear Lid

    Overview - Rear Lid, Sedan Overview - Rear Lid 1 -  Tension Spring Quantity: 2 Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Tension Spring, Removing and Installing". 2 -  Rear Lid Hinge Trim Panel Removing and installing. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.audia4b9.com