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Audi A4: Fender, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2023 Service Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Body Front / Fender, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Pop Rivet Nut Pliers -VAS5072A-
  • Drill
  • Pop rivets. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Follow the safety precautions. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.00; Safety Precautions; Safety Precautions when Working on Pyrotechnic Components.


- Remove the front wheel housing liner. Refer to → Chapter "Front Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing".

- If required, remove the washer fluid reservoir. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.92; Windshield Washer System; Washer Fluid Reservoir, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the bumper cover mount. Refer to → Chapter "Bumper Cover Mount, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolts -1 and 4- and the double bolts -2-.

- Free up the bracket -3- for the refrigerant lines.

- Remove the rear cover for the fender. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Fender Cover, Removing and Installing".


- Remove the bolts -1- and the double bolt -2-.


Pyrotechnic components may deploy unintentionally.

Risk of injury.

- Discharge static electricity by briefly touching the door striker.

- Vehicles with pedestrian protection: Free up the connector for the pedestrian protection trigger -Item 7-.

- Remove the fender -3-.


Fender, Preparing for Installation


The fender can only be ordered in individual components and must be prepared for installation as follows.

 - Use pop rivets -1- to fasten the bracket -3- and reinforcement -4- to the fender -2-.

  • The brackets must be behind the fender edge.



Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:


- Insert the seal -2- into the fender -1-.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Fender"


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