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Audi Q3: Front Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Audi Q3 (8U) 2011-2018 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Interior Trim / Front Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge Set -T10383-

Removing

- Switch the ignition off and remove the ignition key.

- Remove the trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Trim Molding, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the pull handle grip recess. Refer to → Chapter "Pull Handle Grip Recess, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolts -1 to 3-.

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  Note

A two-part clip sits in the center of the door trim at the bottom. This clip must be released before the six "normal" one-piece clips are unclipped.

- At the impression down beside the entry light, press hard against the door trim with thumb -arrow 1-. The two-piece clip is released as a result -arrow 2-.

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- Using the Wedge -T10383- unclip at lower rear in the radius beginning from the door by inserting the wedge between door trim and door in the area of the retaining clip.

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  • Position of the remaining clips -arrows-.

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- Pull the door trim panel -1- approximately 15 mm off the door all the way around.

  • The clips must not be left in the inside the door.

- Disengage and remove the upper door trim panel from the door -arrows- on the window recess.

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- Unclip the cable -3- carefully from the interior door mechanism -2-.

- Swivel the interior door mechanism cable toward the inside -arrow-.

- Disengage the ends of the cable -1- from the inside door release mechanism.

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- To disconnect the connector, press the catch -1-, rotate the retaining bracket in the direction of -arrow- and remove the connector.

- Remove the door trim.

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Installing

- Replace two-part clip by detaching lower part -1- from the door from the rear side and removing upper part -2- from the door trim.

- Assemble two-part clip -arrow- and insert in the door trim.

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- Engage the ends of the cable -1- in the inside door release mechanism lever.

- Attach the interior door mechanism cable -3- to the interior door mechanism -2-.

  • The cable must engage audibly.

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Clip Locations

  WARNING

  • For proper crash sensor (pressure sensor) function, ensure door does not leak.
  • The door trim clips -arrows- seal the system. Replace the door trim clips if necessary.

- Connect the connectors on the door control module.

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- Position the door trim on the window recess and press it down firmly.

- Carefully position the door trim panel clips -2- all around the door and press the door trim onto the door -1- until it engages audibly on the mounting points -arrows-.

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Door Trim Panel".

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Front Armrest, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the front door trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Front Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove insulation mat.

- Remove the bolts -2 through 4- on the rear of the door trim.

- Remove the armrest -1- from the door panel.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Door Trim Panel".

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