Audi A4, S4

since 2000 release

Repair and operation of the car

Audi A4, S4
+ Introduction
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating and air conditioner
+ Power supply systems, release and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling, power shafts and differential
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   Security measures at work
   + Suspension bracket of forward wheels
   - Suspension bracket of back wheels
      General information
      Removal and installation of a screw spring
      Removal and installation of the shock-absorber
   + Corners of installation of wheels of the car
   + Steering and safety cushions
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Removal and installation of the shock-absorber


1 — the Nut, 25nm, self-stopped, surely replace
2 — a shock-absorber Support
3 — the compression course Buffer
4 — the Protection cover
5 — the Shock-absorber, pay attention to distinction performed by a running gear


The special tool is necessary for removal of the shock-absorber. HUNDRED AUDIS use to this purpose the adaptation for compression of V.A.G.1752/1, V.A.G adapter. 1752/9 and holder of a spring of V.A.G. 1752/16.


  1. Mark with an arrow on the tire the direction of rotation of a wheel. Weaken bolts of fastening of a wheel. Lift and establish back part of the car on supports and remove a wheel.
  2. Remove a spring, address to the Section Removal and installation of a screw spring.
  1. Turn off a nut (1) and take out a bolt (on an accompanying illustration the guard is not shown).
  1. Turn out a bolt (2).

The wheel casing is not removed.

  1. Take out the shock-absorber.
  1. At an otvorachivaniye and an inhaling of nuts of fastening of a support of the shock-absorber hold a rod from a provorachivaniye. HUNDRED AUDIS use for this purpose the special tool 3017A.



  1. Establish a support on the shock-absorber and fix it the new self-stopped nut the moment 25nm.
  1. Tighten bolts (2) moment 36nm. Watch the provision of the lower fastening.
  2. At first tighten a nut of the lower fastening of the shock-absorber (1) moment 30nm.
  1. Establish into place a spring, address to appropriate section.
  2. Observing the direction of rotation of a wheel, fix a back wheel, lower the car on wheels and only after that tighten bolts of fastening of a wheel the moment 120nm.

The inhaling of a nut of the lower fastening of the shock-absorber needs to be made as follows:


  1. Lower the car on wheels.
  2. Weaken the lower fastening of the shock-absorber.
  3. Several times press through a car suspension bracket.
  4. Tighten a new nut (1) moment 150nm and then tighten on a corner 90 °.