They are 6mm allen bolts. When changing the timing belt or accessory belts, among other projects, removing the bumper is only the first step. May need to remove the front bumper. Need to buy parts for this project? All trademarks referenced in this website are displayed for identification purposes only and are in no way intended to denote any affiliation with their corresponding owners. It can still malfunction, but in a much. The specific tasks may change, but the general procedures will remain the same.
In order to improve access to the front of the engine, Audi created an ingenious solution. As you can see here, I followed the advice of the Haynes and Chilton manuals and rolled my own, using a piece of threaded stock and some hex nuts. November 26, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Step 13 shows it. You will have to remove the front bumper whenever you move the carrier to the service position - such as during a timing belt and water pump replacement. Disconnect the head light washer line. Similar to the process of jacking up the car, this project is more of a means to an end than an end in itself. Make sure to remember that when you reinstall your bumper.
Thank you again for watching! This then allows access to this black plastic bracket that couples the side of the bumper cover to the main body. The radiator end caps and nipples are made out of plastic and can be fragile. Comments and Suggestions: Mike Comments: Are you able to re-install fogs after you install an after market intercooler? You need to disconnect the hose in order to fully free the bumper. So I was forced to buy a full meter length at Fastenal and cut it to two 10-inch lengths. Do I have to take the Whole friggin bumper of again to adjust these fixing's or can I keep tightening the Torx on top of the adjusters in a hope that the reversed threads will move bumper up?? I also recommend removing the plastic duct that leads to the side-mounted intercooler. If not then I suggest leaving it.
Please Like and Subscribe if it was helpful and want to see more videos from us. When you get the bumper to move, you will see this on the driver's side: You will have to disconnect the three labeled connections. Remove the 2 screws Remove the 2 screws Here they are!! You insert the blade into the connector opening to release the locking tab. I would grab a repair manual. Figure 28 I loosened the hose clamp, removed the hose, and was surprised to find a few ounces of oil on the floor of my garage.
Here is the most challenging part of the job; disengaging the bumper from the fender. Then, I use the Setup 4 to tight them up. Need to buy parts for this project? Take the bumper off, adjust the large plastic screws slightly, put the bumper on don't put any screws back on , close bonnet and keep pulling it off, adjusting and putting back on until it's right. December 5, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. Pull the plastic fender and remove the 2 screws Setup 4 If you now look closely inside, you will see the two 10mm nut that need to be removed.
Here is a picture I hope this helps. My advice, therefore, is to have a drain pan handy. You will need to have your hood open to access them. I thought they would be a bit expensive but they are only 130 pounds from the dealer and come complete with 4 rings and S-Line badge. It could also be a problem with the turbo, which has an oil-fed center section and could be leaking some oil.
Because it is wider toward the front of the car, it interferes with the radiator support panel as you move it away from the car. This project is not particularly difficult, but it involves many fasteners and components and a few tricks I'll show you along the way. Step 2 — Move wheel well's liner away You don't need to remove the whole liner of the wheel well, you just need to remove the three screws facing the front of the car, then peel it out of the way to access the bumper screws. This has been shown previously for the front bumper With the liner bolts removed, the last thing you need to do is remove two screws on the underside of the bumper. The bumper is clipped to a bracket on the fender. .
This article applies to the Audi A4 B7 2. This has been shown in the When you have the liner off on either side, you will see 5, 10 mm nuts on either side. I Have a Cunning Plan!! I had to cut the zip tie in order to move things along. Figure 25 At this point your Bentley manual will tell you that you need to insert a special tool to support the radiator support panel when it is slid out into the service position. Xenon headlights give you a much brighter light. They are for the horns, fog lights and the headlight washers. Best thing to do is grab an object that you can pry with.