Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Disposal

Front Gas-Filled Shock Absorbers, Venting and Draining

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Hand drill
  • 3 mm diameter drill bit.
  • 6 mm diameter drill bit
  • Oil collecting container
  • Protective Eyewear

Procedure

- Secure gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vise, with piston rod facing down.

  WARNING

Risk of eye injury.

Wear protective eyewear!

- Drill a 3 mm hole -A- through the shock absorber outer tube.

  Note

Gas escapes when drilling.

- Continue drilling until the tube inside is drilled through (approximately 25 mm deep).

- Drill a second 6 mm hole -B- through the outer and inner shock absorber tubes.

- Hold the shock absorber over an appropriate container for catching oil and move the piston rod repeatedly through the entire stroke until no more oil flows out.

A00-10188

Rear Gas-Filled Shock Absorbers, Venting and Draining

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Hand drill
  • 3 mm diameter drill bit.
  • 6 mm diameter drill bit
  • Oil collecting container
  • Protective Eyewear

Procedure

- Secure the gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vise, with piston rod facing down.

  WARNING

Risk of eye injury.

Wear protective eyewear!

- Drill a 3 mm hole -A- through the shock absorber outer tube.

  Note

Gas escapes when drilling.

- Continue drilling until the tube inside is drilled through (approximately 25 mm deep).

- Drill a second 6 mm hole -B- through the outer and inner shock absorber tubes.

- Hold the shock absorber over an appropriate container for catching oil and move the piston rod repeatedly through the entire stroke until no more oil flows out.

A00-10187

Front Air Suspension Strut, Emptying

Procedure

- Remove the air spring: front. Refer to → Chapter "Suspension Strut, Removing and Installing"; rear. Refer to → Chapter "Shock Absorber, Removing and Installing".

- Release from the residual pressure retaining valve air spring -3- and allow the air pressure to escape.

- Dispose of the air spring.

  Note

  • The front air spring is shown installed.
  • Ignore -1 and 2-.

A40-10506

Pressure Reservoir, Emptying

Procedure

- Connect the Vehicle Diagnostic Tester.

- Switch the ignition on.

- Select and start the Diagnostic operating mode.

- Select the Test plan tab.

- Select the button Individual tests and select the following tree structures one after the other:

  • Suspension
  • Suspension control
  • 01 - OBD-capable systems
  • 74 - Drivetrain Control Module J775
  • 74 - Drivetrain Control Module Functions
  • 74 - Complete basic setting

- Start the selected program and follow the instructions in the display of the Vehicle Diagnostic Tester.

- Slowly loosen air line -1- on pressure reservoir -2- and allow air pressure to come down. After the air pressure has escaped, remove the air line.

- Remove and dispose of the pressure reservoir. Refer to → Chapter "Pressure Reservoir, Removing and Installing".

  Note

Ignore -3 and 4-.

A43-10273

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Tensioning Strap -T10038-

W00-11193

  • Engine/Gearbox Jack Adapter - Wheel Hub Support -T10149-

W00-11475

  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-

W00-11607

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