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Audi A4: Instrument Panel Vent, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2023 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Interior Trim / Instrument Panel Vent, Removing and Installing

Driver Side Instrument Panel Vent, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Removing

- Move the steering wheel as far up and backward as possible to be able to use the full steering column adjustment range.

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

- Using the -3409-, unclip the instrument cluster gap cover -1- from the instrument panel vent in the direction of -arrows-.

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- Remove the bolts -1 and 3-.

- Unclip the instrument panel vent -2- using the -3409- in the direction of -arrow-.

- Disengage the remaining retainers, carefully remove the instrument panel vent and disconnect the connectors.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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

Passenger Side Instrument Panel Vent, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Removing

- Move the steering wheel as far up and backward as possible to be able to use the full steering column adjustment range.

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

- Using the -3409-, unclip the instrument cluster gap cover -1- from the instrument panel vent in the direction of -arrows-.

- Remove the MMI screen cover. Refer to → Chapter "MMI Screen Cover, Removing and Installing".

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- Remove the bolts -arrows A-.

- Unclip the instrument panel vent -1- using the -3409- in the direction of -arrow B-.

- Disengage the remaining retainers, carefully remove the instrument panel vent and disconnect the connectors.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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

Front Center Defroster Vent, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-
  • Wedge Set -T10383-
  • Wedge Set - Wedge 1 -T10383/1-

Removing

- Remove the speaker trim. Refer to → Chapter "Speaker Trim, Removing and Installing".

- Carefully pry out the defroster vent -2- at the retainers -1- using the -T10383/1--arrows-.

- Carefully release the remaining retainers using the -3409- if necessary, remove the defroster vent upward and disconnect the connector.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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

Side Defroster Vent, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Removing

- Unclip the defroster vent -1- using the -3409- in the direction of -arrow-.

- Disengage the remaining retainers and remove the defroster vent.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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

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