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Audi A4: Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2024 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Interior Trim / Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

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

Removing

- Switch off the ignition.

- Unclip the decorative trim -1- using the -T10383/1- in the direction of -arrow A-.

- Release the remaining retainers, disengage the decorative trim from the door trim panel in the direction of -arrow B- and remove it.

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- Remove the bolts -arrows-.

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- Using the -T10383- unclip at lower rear in the radius beginning from the door by inserting the wedge between door trim and door in the area of the clip.

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Unclip the remaining clips -1- along the door trim panel from the door, the mark shows the position of the clips.

- Pull the door trim panel -2- slightly off the door all the way around.

  • The clips must not be left inside the door.

- Disengage and remove the upper door trim panel on the window recess from the door -arrows-.

- Vehicles equipped with a speaker: Disconnect the connector for the speaker.

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- Unclip the cable -3- carefully from the interior door mechanism -2-.

- Swivel the interior door mechanism cable in the direction of -arrow-.

- Disengage the ends of the cable -1- from the interior door mechanism.

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- Disconnect the connectors -1, 2 and 3- from the door control module by pressing the release.

- Remove the door trim panel.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

- Position the door trim on the window recess and press it down firmly.

- Carefully position the door trim panel clips -2- all around the door -1- and press the door trim panel onto the door until it engages audibly on the mounting points in the direction of -arrows-.

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

Rear Pull Handle, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

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

Removing

- Remove the door trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Place the door trim panel on a soft surface.

- Disconnect the connectors at the rear of the door trim panel.

- Remove the bolts -arrows-.

- Remove the pull handle with the armrest -1- from the door trim panel.

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- Release the retainers -1- using a small screwdriver. At the same time, unclip the switch mount -2- from the pull handle -3- using the -T10383/1--arrow-.

- Release the remaining retainers and remove the switch mount.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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

Window Frame Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Removing

- Lower the door window.

- Remove the door trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Equipped on some models: Remove the screws -1- and remove the mounting eye -2- from the window frame.

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- Loosen the trim on the ends from the adhesive pads -1 and 3- from the door, using the -3409-.

- Pry off the window frame trim -2- starting at the bottom and working along the length of the window guide to the upper rear -arrows-.

- Remove the trim downward from the window frame.

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Installing

- Insert window frame trim -2- at upper front in the window guide -1- in the direction of -arrow-.

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- Install window frame trim -2- along the entire length of the window guide.

- Remove all new part protective foil from the adhesive pads.

- Push the trim in the area of the adhesive pads firmly -1 and 3- against the door.

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  Note

Ignore the -arrows-.

Further installation is the reverse order of removal.

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

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