Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Wheels and Tires, General Information

Only install tires with the same manufacturer, construction type and tread on all wheels.

Always replace rubber valve when replacing steel wheel or rim.

Install tires with DOT identification facing toward outside of wheel. Only applies to left side of vehicle with directional tires.

With directional tires, a wheel/tire combination for the right side should be installed as a spare wheel.

Light Alloy Wheels Component Overview

  Note

  • Be careful not to scratch off the glued- on wheel trim on these rims.
  • The surface of the wheel trim is very sensitive.
  • The rim will have be replaced if the wheel trim is damaged.
  • The wheel trim cannot be replaced.

Light alloy wheels assembly overview.

Changing/mounting wheel, assembly information. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting".

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Audi Q3. Light Alloy Wheels Component Overview

1 - Tires

2 - Valve

  • Always replace
  • Only install valve according to the Parts Catalog

3 - Wheel

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"

4 - Wheel Bolt

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Anti-theft wheel bolts. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

5 - Wheel Bolt Adapter

  • Place on wheel bolt designed for it. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"

6 - Wheel Bolt Cover Cap

7 - Cap

8 - Wheel Bolt

  Note

Make sure the correct wheel bolts are installed. Refer to the Parts Catalog

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

9 - Adhesive Balancing Weights

  • Maximum 60 grams per rim flange permitted
  • Clean wheel where it will be adhered so it is free of dirt and grease
  • Remove protective film
  • Attach balance weights to intended surfaces

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    Removing   Note The window regulator motor can be removed or installed with the motor or door window in any position. - Remove the front door trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Front Door Trim Panels; Front Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

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