Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Wheel Bearing Unit, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332-

Removing

- Loosen the drive axle threaded connection on the wheel side. Refer to → Chapter "Drive Axle Threaded Connection, Loosening and Tightening".

- If installed, remove the nut -4- and free up the coupling rod from the Left Front Level Control System Sensor -G78--3-.

- Remove the ABS speed sensor. Refer to → Brake System; Rep. Gr.45; Sensors; Right/Left Front ABS Wheel Speed Sensor G45/G47, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the brake rotor. Refer to → Brake System; Rep. Gr.46; Front Brakes; Brake Rotor, Removing and Installing.

Audi Q3. A43-10210

- Remove the nut -1-, remove the coupling rod -3- from the stabilizer bar -2- and pivot aside.

Audi Q3. A40-10600

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the control arm from the ball joint.

- Remove the drive axle outer joint from the wheel hub.

- Secure drive axle to body using wire.

- Reconnect the ball joint in the control arm.

- Install the nuts -arrows-.

Audi Q3. A40-10429

- Remove the bolts -arrows-.

- Remove wheel bearing unit from wheel bearing housing.

  Caution

Avoid contaminating with dirt and damaging the seal when lifting, setting down/storing.

Audi Q3. A40-10114

  • The wheel bearing -1- must face up in order to remove the wheel bearing unit.
  • Always set the wheel bearing unit down on the wheel hub -2-.

Audi Q3. A42-10264

  • Never reach into the inside when lifting the wheel bearing.
  • Hold the wheel bearing only on the outside.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal while noting the following:

- Install the brake caliper. Refer to → Brake System; Rep. Gr.46; Front Brakes; Brake Caliper, Removing and Installing.

Tightening Specifications

  • Brake rotor.

Audi Q3. A40-10588

    READ NEXT:

     Overview - Drive Axle

    Overview - Drive Axle, Drive Axle with CV Joint VL107 1 - Bolt 200 Nm +180º Always replace if removed Loosening and tightening the twelve-point bolt → Chapter "Drive Axl

     Drive Axle, Removing and Installing, Drive Axle with Bolted CV Joint VL 107

    Removing - Loosen the drive axle threaded connection on the wheel side. Refer to → Chapter "Drive Axle Threaded Connection, Loosening and Tightening". - Remove the front wheel

     Drive Axle, Removing and Installing, Drive Axle with Triple Roller Joint AAR3300i, Mounted on Transmission Stub Shaft

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Slide Hammer Set -VW771- Tensioning Strap -T10038- Puller - Driveshaft -T10382- Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Digital Torque Wrench

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     Special Tools

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Bearing Installer - Wheel Hub/Bearing Kit -T10205- Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Hydraulic Press -VAS6178- Pneumatic/Hydraulic Foot Pump -VAS6179- Hydraulic Press - Bushing Tool Kit -VAS6779- Shock Absorber Set -T10001-

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