Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Overview - Steering Gear

Overview - Steering Gear

Overview - Steering Gear

1 - Bolt

  • Replace after removing
  • Tightening specification -Item 2-

2 - Subframe Crossbrace

  • Overview. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Subframe".

3 - Steering Gear with Tie Rods

  • With integrated Power Steering Control Module -J500-
  • the Power Steering Control Module -J500- cannot be replaced separately
  • Replace the steering gear if faulty
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Steering Gear, Removing and Installing".
  • Servicing. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Steering Gear, Tie Rods".

4 - Subframe

  • Overview. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Subframe".

5 - Steering Intermediate Shaft

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Steering Intermediate Shaft, Removing and Installing".

6 - Wheel Bearing Housing

  • Overview. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Wheel Bearing".

7 - Bolt

  • Tightening specification -Item 1-

8 - Nut

  • 140 Nm
  • Replace after removing
  • Remove the adhesive residue from the pin threads after removing

Overview - Steering Gear, Tie Rods

Overview - Steering Gear, Tie Rods

1 - Clamp

  • Replace after removing
  • Do not open the new clamp
  • Tensioning.

2 - Tie Rod

  • 140 Nm
  • Grease the joint with Steering Gear Grease -G 052 168 A1-
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Tie Rod, Removing and Installing".

3 - Steering Gear

  • Grease the steering rack with Steering Gear Grease -G 052 168 A1-
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Steering Gear, Removing and Installing".

4 - Tie Rod End

  • Check dust cap for damage and correct seating.
  • Check dimension. Refer to → Fig. "Tie Rod End Check Dimension"
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Tie Rod End, Removing and Installing".

5 - Nut

  • 80 Nm
  • When loosening and tightening, counterhold at the tie rod end

6 - Spring Clamp

  • Replace after removing
  • Spring clamp, installing.

7 - Boot

  • Check for damage
  • Replace after removing
  • Must not be twisted when toe is being adjusted
  • Grease the sealing locations with Steering Gear Grease -G 052 168 A1-
  • Replacing. Refer to → Chapter "Boot, Removing and Installing".

8 - Clamp

  • Replace after removing
  • Do not open the new clamp
  • Tensioning. Refer to → Fig. "Tighten the Inner Clamp using the Locking Pliers -VAS6199-".

9 - Tie Rod

  • 140 Nm
  • Grease the joint with Steering Gear Grease -G 052 168 A1-
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Tie Rod, Removing and Installing".

10 - Tie Rod End

  • Check dust cap for damage and correct seating.
  • Check dimension. Refer to → Fig. "Tie Rod End Check Dimension"
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Tie Rod End, Removing and Installing".

11 - Nut

  • 80 Nm
  • When loosening and tightening, counterhold at the tie rod end

12 - Spring Clamp

  • Replace after removing
  • Spring clamp, installing. Refer to → Fig. "Outer Boot Installation Position".

13 - Boot

  • Check for damage
  • Replace after removing
  • Must not be twisted when toe is being adjusted
  • Grease the sealing locations with Steering Gear Grease -G 052 168 A1-
  • Installation position. Refer to → Fig. "Outer Boot Installation Position".
  • Replacing. Refer to → Chapter "Boot, Removing and Installing".

    READ NEXT:

     Steering Gear, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331- Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931- Ball Joint Splitter -VAS251805-, not illu

     Boot, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331- Hose Clip Pliers -VAS6362- Hose Clip Pliers -VAG1921-   Caution This procedure contains mandatory replacea

     Tie Rod, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Torque Wrench Insert - Open Jaw -VAG1923-   Caution This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts.

    SEE MORE:

     Cylinder Head, Valvetrain

    Timing Chain Cover Overview - Timing Chain Cover All procedures and components are described under: → Servicing - 4-Cylinder 2.0L 4V TFSI Engine; Rep. Gr.15; Timing Chain Cover. Camshaft Adjustment Valve 1 -N205-/ Exhaust Camshaft Adjustment Valve 1 -N318-, Removing and Installing

     Tire pressure monitoring system

    General notes Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label. (If your vehicle has tires of a different size than the size indica

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.audia4b9.com