Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Hood, Adjusting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Gauge - Gap Adjustment -3371-

Gap Dimensions for Hood

Audi Q3. Gap Dimensions for Hood


All dimensions are in mm with a +- 0.5 mm tolerance.

  • Dimension -A- = 4.5 mm
  • Dimension -B- = 4.5 mm
  • Dimension -C- = 4.5 mm
  • Dimension -D- = 3.0 mm centered

Height Adjustment Stop Buffer

Audi Q3. Height Adjustment Stop Buffer

1 - Adjusting Buffer


The adjusting buffers are used to adjust the height of the lid.

  • The adjusting buffer must lightly contact the lock carrier when the hood is closed.

2 - Hood

Hood Impact Guard, Replacing


The impact guard is also equipped with double-sided adhesive tape.

Audi Q3. Hood Impact Guard, Replacing

1 - Clip

2 - Impact Guard

  • To remove, remove the clip from the hood and then remove the impact guard.
  • When installing push from the outside toward the inside with the clips.

3 - Hood

Hood Latch, Removing and Installing


- Remove the lock carrier cover. Refer to → Chapter "Lock Carrier Cover, Removing and Installing, Vehicles through MY 2014".

- Left: Remove the washer fluid reservoir filler neck. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.92; Overview - Windshield Washer System.

- Disconnect the connector -4- from the anti-theft alarm system.

- Disconnect the connector from the lock carrier.

- Remove bolts -3-.

Audi Q3. A55-10721

- Disconnect the hook from the cable -left arrow- and remove it with the guide downward from the hood latch -1-.

- Disconnect the release cable from the release lever -right arrow-.


Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:


Move the hood latch in the oblong holes in the lock carrier to adjust the height of the hood.

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Hood Release Lever, Removing and Installing


- Pull the securing clip -2- out of the operating lever -1- slightly -arrow A- using a small screwdriver.

- Pull the operating lever back -arrow B- to release the hood and hold it in this position.


If the operating lever is pulled out crooked, the mount could be damaged.

- At the same time, pull the operating lever level with the center of the vehicle and out of the mount -arrow C-.


Install in reverse order of removal.

Audi Q3. A70-10810


     Release Cable, Removing and Installing

    Release Cable Coupling - Remove clips -1- and lift the release cables -8- and -9- on both sides toward the hood latches. - To remove the coupling -2-, release the retainers -arrows

     Hinges, Removing and Installing

    1 - Hood Hinge Removing Before removing a hood hinge, support the hood or secure it against falling. Remove the gas-filled strut. Refer to → Chapter "Gas-Filled Strut,

     Overview - Rear Lid

    Overview - Rear Lid 1 - Rear Lid Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Lid, Removing and Installing". Rear Lid Seal, Removing and Installing. Refer to →&nbs


     Map update

    Introduction Applies to: vehicles with navigation system You can update the map data in the MMI with a map update. The functions depend on the country and vehicle equipment. Map update through online map update. Import a map update from the USB connection to your MMI. Online map update Applies


    General information You should only perform the steps that follow if you have the necessary tools and technical expertise. Towing requires a certain amount of practice. Audi recommends contacting a towing company to have the vehicle transported. You should only have your vehicle towed by another v

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