Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Door, Adjusting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Gauge - Gap Adjustment -3371-
  • Door Adjustment Template -T40038 /16-

Check the height adjustment using the Door Adjustment Template -T40038 /16-.

- Place the template on top of the trim strip -1- on side with the marking -min.- as shown.

- The height is adjusted correctly when the bottom of the window guide -2- is inside the groove; a = 2.5 mm.

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Check the lateral adjustment using the Door Adjustment Template -T40038 /16-.

- Place the template on check point -A- at -x1- = 300 mm or on check point -B- at -x2- = 150 mm.

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- For the "min" adjustment the template must be positioned on the upper edge of the roof trim molding -1-.

- The template must be touching points -b- and -c- when the adjustment is correct.

- At the point -a- there can be no gaps (to 0.8 mm).

- For the "max" adjustment the template must be positioned on the upper edge of the window guide-2-.

- The template must be touching points -a- and -c- when the adjustment is correct.

- The point -b- can have a gap (to 1.5 mm).

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Front Door Gap Dimension

Audi Q3. Front Door Gap Dimension

A  - Front Door to the Front Fender

  • Gap dimension -a- = 3.5 +- 0.5 mm
  • Flush dimension -b- = 0 +- 1.0 mm
  • Parallel alignment = 0.5 mm.

-1- Front fender

-2- Front door

  • Adjusting. Refer to → Chapter "Door, Adjusting".

B  - Front Door to Rear Door

  • Gap dimension -d- = 4.4 +- 0.5 mm.
  • Flush -c- = 0 +- 1.0 mm
  • Parallel alignment = 0.5 mm.

Door -2-

-3- Rear door

  • Adjusting. Refer to → Chapter "Door, Adjusting".

Preliminary work for adjusting lengthwise and toward the vehicle center

- Remove the front sill panel strip. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Passenger Compartment Trim; Sill Panel Strip, Removing and Installing.

Driver Side:

- Remove the driver side instrument panel cover. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Storage Compartments and Covers; Driver Side Instrument Panel Cover Removing and Installing.

- Install the control module mount, relay and fuse panel. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.97; Component Location Overview - Relay Carrier, Fuse Panel, E-Boxes.

Front Passenger Side:

- Remove the glove compartment. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Storage Compartments and Covers; Glove Compartment Removing and Installing.

Adjustment in Longitudinal Direction

- Remove the upper and lower bolts -arrows B- from the hinge and A-pillar -1-.

- Adjust the door -2- lengthwise.

- Tighten the bolts -B arrows-.

Adjustment to Center of Vehicle

  Note

  • The bolt -A- is a fitting bolt so it is generally not necessary to adjust the door using it.
  • If it is necessary to make an adjustment using these bolts, the bolt can be replaced with one of the same length and strength category.

- Loosen the bolts -A arrows- on the top and bottom of the hinge.

- Adjust the door -2- lengthwise.

- Tighten the bolts -A arrows-.

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Catch, Adjusting

  Note

  • The striker pin backing must be position with the pins -arrows- exactly in the hole.
  • The striker pins must be sheared off cleanly after sliding the striker pin.

- Loosen the bolts -2-.

- Slide the catch -1- until the door is flush with the body contours.

  Note

  • When adjusting the catch, move it only toward the center of the vehicle.
  • Do not adjust the door height using the catch because the door lock will be damaged.

- The catch must align in door lock center for correct adjustment.

- Tighten the bolts -2-.

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