Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Right and Left Multifunction Buttons on Steering Wheel -E441-/-E440-, Removing and Installing

Audi A4 (B9) 2016-2024 Service Manual / Electrical System / Communication / Multifunction Steering Wheel / Right and Left Multifunction Buttons on Steering Wheel -E441-/-E440-, Removing and Installing

Right and Left Multifunction Buttons on Steering Wheel -E441-/-E440-, Removing and Installing, Steering Wheel with Round Airbag

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

The multifunction buttons -2- are clipped to the decorative trim -1-. The decorative trim -1- and the multifunction buttons -2- are attached to the steering wheel. The multifunction buttons -2- have two extra retainers -3-.

When removing, first make sure the decorative trim -1- can be loosened by hand (approximately 5 mm). Then, using the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, open the retainers -3- on the multifunction buttons -2- and remove the decorative trim -1- together with the multifunction buttons -2-.

A91-11664

Decorative Trim Retainers

A91-11669

1 - Decorative Trim

Arrows - catches

Removing

- Turn off the ignition and all electrical equipment and remove the ignition key.

- Remove the driver airbag. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.69; Driver Airbag; Overview - Driver Airbag.

- Remove the connecting wires from the guides in the steering wheel.

- Loosen the trim panel -2- with the multifunction buttons by hand -arrows- and remove it approximately 5 mm from the steering wheel -1-.

A91-11667

- Release the multifunction buttons -2- with the Trim Removal Wedge -3409- next to the catches -3- (on the inside of the multifunction buttons). For this place the Trim Removal Wedge -3409- first on the top and then on the bottom of the multifunction buttons -2-.

A91-11664

- While doing this, be careful of the connectors to the tiptronic switches -2-.

- Release and disconnect the connector -2- from the multifunction buttons.

- Remove the decorative trim with the multifunction buttons from the steering wheel.

The multifunction buttons are attached to the decorative trim.

A91-11666

- Disconnect and remove the connector -3- from the multifunction button -1-.

- Open the clips -arrows- and push the multifunction button -1- out of the decorative trim -2-.

The additional wire on the right multifunction button remains on the button.

A91-11663

Installing

- Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

- Place the decorative trim with mounted multifunction buttons onto the steering wheel.

A91-11666

- Route the connection cable for the tiptronic switch -2- as shown.

- Route the rest of the connection cable, including the connectors, into the guides in the steering wheel.

A91-11667

- Push the decorative trim -2- with multifunction buttons onto the steering wheel -1- until it engages securely.

- Finally, check the steering wheel again to make sure the wiring is correct.

Right and Left Multifunction Buttons on Steering Wheel -E441-/-E440-, Removing and Installing, Steering Wheel with Trapezoidal Airbag

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

The multifunction buttons are engaged in the steering wheel.

Removing

- Turn off the ignition and all electrical equipment and remove the ignition key.

- Remove the driver airbag. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.69; Driver Side Airbag; Airbag Unit with Igniter, Removing and Installing.

- Release and remove the decorative trim -2-.

A91-12474

- Release the multifunction button -1- with the Trim Removal Wedge - 3409- next to the catch in the direction of -arrow B-.

- Pry out the multifunction button -1- on the other side in the direction of -arrow A- using the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-.

- Release and disconnect the connectors on the multifunction button.

A91-12474

Installing

- Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

- Attach and engage the connectors on the multifunction button.

- Insert the inner multifunction button -1- and then engage in the direction of -arrow A-.

- Insert the outer multifunction button -1- and then engage -arrow B-.

- Insert and engage the decorative trim -3-.

A91-12476

Tiptronic Downshift and Upshift Button on Steering Wheel -E439-/-E438-, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Turn off the ignition and all electrical equipment and remove the ignition key.

- Remove the decorative trim with the multifunction buttons. Refer to → Chapter "Right and Left Multifunction Buttons on Steering Wheel -E441-/-E440-, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolt -2- on the steering wheel -1- and remove the Tiptronic switch -3- with the connecting cable toward the rear.

A91-11652

Installing

- Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

A91-11666

- Pay attention to the location of the connecting cable -2- to the multifunction button.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Multifunction Steering Wheel"

    READ NEXT:

     Connection for External Multimedia Devices

    Overview - Connection for External Multimedia Devices There are several External Audio Source Connection -R199- versions: USB Charging - AUX IN, UE4 AMI (Audi music interface) - USB connection (qu

     Rear Seat Entertainment System (RSE)

    Overview - Rear Seat Entertainment System The Rear Seat Entertainment System (RSE, 9WF) consists of: Left Rear Information Display Control Head Control Module -J648-/Right Rear Information Display

     Peripheral Camera

    SEE MORE:

     Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764-, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1783 - 2-10Nm -VAG1783- Removing - Remove the steering column from the instrument panel central tube and place in the driver footwell with the steering intermediate shaft attached. Refer to → Chapter "Steering Column, Remo

     ESD Work Surface -VAS6613-

    The electro-static discharge ESD Work Surface -VAS6613- protect electronic components from getting damaged by an electro-static charge. This makes is possible to perform repairs on sensitive electronic components on an open mat. For more information as to what work can be performed on the ES

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.audia4b9.com