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Audi Q3: Door Lock, Removing and Installing

Audi Q3 (8U) 2011-2018 Service Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Rear Doors / Door Lock, Removing and Installing

Door Lock, Removing and Installing

  Caution

There is a risk of malfunctions.

The door lock must be removed and installed together with the bracket to prevent over-bending the cable when disengaging and engaging it.

The cable must be disconnected from/attached to the lever on the door lock outside of the door.

Removing

- Remove the door inner cover. Refer to → Chapter "Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the door window guide rail. Refer to → Chapter "Door Window Guide Rail, Removing and Installing".

- Disconnect the connector -2- from the door lock -1-.

- Remove the bolts -arrows- from the door lock.

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- Remove the outside door handle. Refer to → Chapter "Door Handle, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolt -3- and the mounting bracket -2-.

- Push the bracket and door lock downward and remove at eh same time from the door.

- Disengage the operating cable from the operating lever on the door lock.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

- The bracket and the door lock are still removed.

- Engage the operating cable -3- in the door lock operating lever -2-.

- Insert the operating cable in the cable bracket -1- and rotate the lever -4- 90º -arrow-.

  • The lever must engage audibly with the locking tab on the cable bracket.

- Install the door window guide rail. Refer to → Chapter "Door Window Guide Rail, Removing and Installing".

- Install the door inner cover. Refer to → Chapter "Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing".

- Install the exterior door handle. Refer to → Chapter "Door Handle, Removing and Installing".

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Door Lock Cable, Removing and Installing

  Caution

There is a risk of malfunctions.

The door lock must be removed and installed together with the bracket to prevent over-bending the cable when disengaging and engaging it.

The cable must be disconnected from/attached to the lever on the door lock outside of the door.

Removing

- Remove the bracket and the door lock. Refer to → Chapter "Door Lock, Removing and Installing".

- Turn the operating cable on the lever -1- 90º in the direction of -arrow A- and remove it from the cable bracket -2-.

- Rotate the cable on the door lock release lever -3- in the direction of -arrow B-.

  • The cable must be aligned with the opening on the release lever.

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- Disengage the operating cable -1- on the operating lever by pressing the cable bracket -3- out of the mount on the mounting bracket -2--arrow-.

- Remove the operating shaft.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

- Engage the operating cable -3- in the door lock operating lever -2-.

- Insert the operating cable in the cable bracket -1- and rotate the lever -4- 90º -arrow-.

  • The lever must engage audibly with the locking tab on the cable bracket.

- Install the bracket and door lock.

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Door Opener Cable, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the door inner cover. Refer to → Chapter "Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolts -arrows-.

- Move the door lock -1- to the side. Disconnect the connector -2-, if necessary.

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- Disengage the actuating link -3- at the door lock cable bracket -2--arrow A-.

- Turn the nipple -1- 90º in the direction of -arrow B- and remove it from the door opener release lever -4-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

- Insert the nipple -2- in the door opener release lever -3--bottom arrow-.

- Rotate the nipple 90º -top arrow- and press the actuating link into the cable bracket on the door lock -1- until it engages audibly.

- Install the door inner cover. Refer to → Chapter "Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing".

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Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Pry Lever -80 - 200-

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  • Wedge Set -T10383-

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  • Window Slot Seal Tool -T40219-

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  • Roller -3356-

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  • Adhesive Strip Remover -VAS6349-

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  • Gauge - Gap Adjustment -3371-

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  • Door Adjustment Template -T40038 /16-

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