Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Electronic Damping

Overview - Electronic Damping Component Location

  Note

The body acceleration sensors may not be interchanged with each other.

Audi Q3. Overview - Electronic Damping Component Location

1 - Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G342-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Left/Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-/-G342-, Removing and Installing".

2 - Driving Profile Selection Switch Module -E592-

  • Component location: the Driving Profile Selection Switch Module -E592- is installed in the center console selector unit.

3 - Electronic Damping Control Module -J250-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Electronic Damping Control Module -J250-, Removing and Installing".
  • Component location: the Electronic Damping Control Module -J250- is installed under the right front seat.
  • If the Electronic Damping Control Module -J250- was replaced, a basic setting for the electronic damping must be performed. Refer to Vehicle Diagnosis Tester.

4 - Shock Absorber with Right Rear Damping Adjustment Valve -N339-

  • Shock absorber, removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Shock Absorber, Removing and Installing".
  • Shock absorber, servicing. Refer to → Chapter "Shock Absorber, Servicing".

5 - Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343-, Removing and Installing".

6 - Shock Absorber with Left Rear Damping Adjustment Valve -N338-

  • Shock absorber, removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Shock Absorber, Removing and Installing".
  • Shock absorber, servicing. Refer to → Chapter "Shock Absorber, Servicing".

7 - Left Rear Level Control System Sensor -G76-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Left/Right Rear Level Control System Sensor -G76-/-G77-, Removing and Installing".

8 - Left Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Left/Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-/-G342-, Removing and Installing".

9 - Shock Absorber with Left Front Damping Adjustment Valve -N336-

  • Suspension strut, removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Suspension Strut, Removing and Installing".
  • To service the suspension strut. Refer to → Chapter "Suspension Strut, Servicing".

10 - Left Front Level Control System Sensor -G78-

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Left/Right Front Level Control System Sensor -G78-/-G289-, Removing and Installing".

11 - Shock Absorber with Right Front Damping Adjustment Valve -N337-

  • Suspension strut, removing and installing. .
  • To service the suspension strut.

Electronic Damping Control Module -J250-, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Vehicle Diagnostic Tester
  • Carpet Knife, commercially available

Removing

The Electronic Damping Control Module -J250- is installed under the right front seat.

- Detach the right front seat and tilt it to back. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.72; Front Seats; Front Seat, Removing and Installing, while being careful not to damage any components.

- Cut carpet at markings as shown using a standard carpet knife.

- Fold up the carpet.

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- Unclip the Electronic Damping Control Module -J250--2- from the bracket -arrows- and remove it from the E-box.

- Disconnect the connector -1-.

Installing

Installation is reverse of removal, noting the following:

- Install the front seat. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.72; Front Seats; Front Seat, Removing and Installing, while being careful not to damage any components.

- If the Electronic Damping Control Module -J250- was replaced, a basic setting for the electronic damping must be performed. Refer to Vehicle Diagnosis Tester.

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Left/Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-/-G342-, Removing and Installing

Left/Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-/-G342-, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1410 -VAG1410-

Removing

- Remove the plenum chamber cover. Refer to → Body Exterior; Rep. Gr.50; Bulkhead; Plenum Chamber Cover, Removing and Installing.

- Release and disconnect the connector -arrow-.

- Remove the bolts -2- and remove the front body acceleration sensor -1- from the bracket.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

  Caution

The Front Body Acceleration Sensors -G341-/-G342- must never be interchanged with the rear body acceleration sensor. For allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

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Installation position of Front Body Acceleration Sensor on Bracket, Observing

  • The tab on the bracket -1- must engage in the recess on the front body acceleration sensor -arrow-.

  Note

Be sure to use the correct retainer. An "L" or "R" is stamped on the bracket.

- Install the plenum chamber cover. Refer to → Body Exterior; Rep. Gr.50; Bulkhead; Plenum Chamber Cover, Removing and Installing.

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Front Body Acceleration Sensor Bracket, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-
  • Pilot Drift -VW222A-
  • Spiral bore diameter: 11 mm

Removing

- Remove the front body acceleration sensor. Refer to → Chapter "Left/Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-/-G342-, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolts -arrows- and remove the bracket -1- from the shock absorber dome.

Installing

  Caution

The body acceleration sensors must not be interchanged. For the allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

- Clean the shock absorber dome.

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Left Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341-

- Attach the Left Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341- to the bracket.

  • Note the installation position of the Left Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341- on the bracket.
  • The tab on the bracket -1- must engage in the recess on the Left Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G341--arrow-.

  Note

Be sure to use the correct retainer. An "LA" is stamped on the retainer

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Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G342-

- Attach the Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G342- to the bracket.

  • Note the installation position of the Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G342- on the bracket.
  • The tab on the bracket -1- must engage in the recess on the Right Front Body Acceleration Sensor -G342--arrow-.

  Note

Be sure to use the correct retainer. An "R" is stamped on the retainer.

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Continued for both sides

- Remove the adhesive seal on the bracket or attach double-sided adhesive tape.

- Using an 11 mm drill, secure the bracket and the Pilot Drift -VW222A-.

  Note

The holes in the bracket must align with the holes in the shock absorber dome.

- Install the bolts one after the other hand-tight and then tighten to the tightening specification.

- Connect the connector to the body acceleration sensor.

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Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343-, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1410 -VAG1410-

Removing

- Remove the left rear wheel. Refer to → Chapter "Wheels and Tires".

- Remove the left rear wheel housing liner. Refer to → Body Exterior; Rep. Gr.66; Wheel Housing Liner; Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing.

- Disconnect the connector -2-.

- Remove the bolts -arrows- and remove the Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343--1-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

  Caution

The rear body acceleration sensor must not be interchanged with the front body acceleration sensors. For allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

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  • Note the Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343- installation position on the bracket.
  • The tab on the bracket -1- must engage in the recess on the Rear Body Acceleration Sensor -G343--arrow-.

- Install the left rear wheel housing liner. Refer to → Body Exterior; Rep. Gr.66; Wheel Housing Liner; Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing.

- Install the left rear wheel. Refer to → Chapter "Wheels and Tires".

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