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Audi Q3: Release Cable, Removing and Installing

Audi Q3 (8U) 2011-2018 Service Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Hood, Lids / Release Cable, Removing and Installing

Release Cable Coupling

Audi Q3. 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- on the front of the lock carrier -3- and push them to the rear out of the bracket.

- Engage the release cable to the vehicle interior -4- into the coupling roller -5- as illustrated.

- Press the release cable into the mount on the housing.

- Install the housing cover -7- so that the arrow points toward the release cable inside the passenger compartment.

- Adjust the release cable -8- using the knurl -6- inside the passenger compartment so that the hood catches unlock evenly.

Attach the Release Cable into the Coupling

- Install the release cable -1- into the roller -3- inside the passenger compartment as illustrated.

- Press the release cable into the mount on the housing.

- Install the housing cover -2- so that the arrow points toward the release cable inside the passenger compartment -1-.

- Turn the knurled piece -4- to adjust the release cable.

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Release Cable, Engaging in Hood

- Insert the release cable -2- into the operating lever -right arrow- inside the hood lock -1-.

- Install the release cable and the guide into the hood latch from underneath. Make sure the hooks -left arrow- latch into place.

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Engaging the Release Cable in Release Lever

- Install the release cable -2- into the hood release lever -1- in the direction of the -arrow-.

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- Move the release cable -2- upward as illustrated and clip it into the bracket -1-.

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Routing the Release Cable inside the Passenger Compartment

- Route the release cable -2- along the "A-pillar" as illustrated.

- Press the grommet -1- onto the "A-pillar" from the interior.

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Routing the Release Cable inside the Engine Compartment

Audi Q3. Routing the Release Cable inside the Engine Compartment

- Route the release cable -3-, starting from the passenger compartment, inside the engine compartment and along the fender flange -2- as illustrated.

- Make sure that the grommet -1- is properly pressed sideways into the A-pillar.

- Slide the coupling -4- onto the lock carrier.

- Push the release cable and clips -6- onto the tabs -5- on the lock carrier.

Catch, Removing and Installing

Center Catch, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the nuts -1- and the hood catch -2-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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Catch, Removing and Installing

Audi Q3. Catch, Removing and Installing

1 - Nut

  • Tightening specification. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Hood".

2 - Catch

  • Removing
    • Remove the bolts and the hood catch.
  • Installing
    • Align the hood catch with the markings on the hood -arrows- and then tighten the bolts.

3 - Hood

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     Safety precautions

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