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Audi Q7: Door Arrester, Removing and Installing

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Rear Doors / Door Arrester, Removing and Installing

  Caution

This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts. Refer to component overview prior to starting procedure. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door".

Removing

- Tape off the B-pillar in the door arrester area using adhesive tape, so that the paint will not be damaged.

- Move the door window into the "closed" position.

- Remove the rear door trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Rear Door Trim Panels; Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the speaker. Refer to → Communication; Rep. Gr.91; Sound System; Component Location Overview - Sound System.

- Remove the door arrester bolt -arrow-.

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- Remove the bolts -arrows- and remove the door arrester -1- toward the inside.

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- Pull the cap -1- slightly to the side -A arrows- and remove it from the door arrester -2--arrow B-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  • Door arrester installation position. Refer to → Fig.
  • Cap installation position. Refer to → Fig.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door"

Inner Door Seal, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the rear sill panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels.

- Remove the B-pillar trim panels. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels.

- Remove the C-pillar trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels.

- Remove the inner door seal from the body flange.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Place the inner door seal -1- with the vulcanized point -3- centered to the door arrester -2- on the body flange and push it on all around.

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Outer Door Seal, Removing and Installing

  Caution

This procedure contains mandatory replaceable parts. Refer to component overview prior to starting procedure. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door Seals".

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Roller -3356-
  • Adhesive Strip Remover -VAS6349-
  • Cleaning Solution -D 009 401 04-
  • Applicator -D 009 500 25-
  • Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2-

Removing

- Remove the rear window frame trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Rear Door Trim Panels; Window Frame Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Mark the position of the outer door seal -1- all around with adhesive tape -2-.

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- Tape off the B-pillar in the door arrester area using adhesive tape, so that the paint will not be damaged.

- Remove the door arrester bolt -arrow-.

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- Pull the outer door seal -1- slightly away from the top of the door frame and cut it with commercially available scissors.

- Gradually stretch the outer door seal lengthwise -bottom arrow- and remove it -upper arrow-.

  Note

Pulling the outer door seal lengthwise will loosen the outer door seal adhesive and then it is possible to remove it from the door without any adhesive residue.

- Remove the outer door seal completely.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  • The vehicle and the seal must be at room temperature.
  • The adhesive surfaces must be free of dirt and grease.
  • If the Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2- dries longer than 3 hours, then it must be primed again.
  • Do not stretch the seal when installing it.
  • So that the outer door seal does not loosen or slide, do not close the door for two hours.

  Note

Stretching or crushing the door seal can cause the door seal to be loosened.

- Remove the adhesive residue using -VAS6349-.

- Clean the adhesive surface on the door with Cleaning Solution -D 009 401 04-.

- Apply Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2- on the adhesive surface of the door using the Applicator -D 009 500 25- and let dry.

- Remove the protective film from the adhesive tape.

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- Position the outer door seal -2- with the vulcanized point -3- centered to the door arrester opening -arrow- on the door body -1- and bond it all around. At the same time, pay attention to the installation position of the previously installed adhesive tape.

- With a new door pay attention to the installation position. Refer to → Fig.

  • When the outer door seal is positioned correctly, the drain holes in the seal are at the bottom.

- Press the seal on using the -3356-.

  • Resting time of the vehicle is a minimum of two hours with the doors open at room temperature.

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Seam Seal, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Open the front door.

- Remove the seam seal -1- toward the center of the vehicle -arrow c- from the door body -3- and forward -arrow A- from the door seal -2-.

- Remove the seam seal from the door flange -B arrows-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Install the lower seam seal -1- to the holes on the door cover -3- with the pins -A arrows-.

- Press the seam seal on the door flange -2--C arrows-.

- Install the upper seam seal with the pins to the door body -B arrows-.

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Side Sill Seal, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Cleaning Solution -D 009 401 04-
  • Applicator -D 009 500 25-
  • Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2-

Removing

- Loosen the side sill seal -1- from the bonding -2-.

- Remove the side sill seal from the side sill -A arrows- and from the side panel -arrow C-.

- Remove the side sill seal from the side panel flange toward the rear -arrow B-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  • The vehicle and the seal must be at room temperature.
  • The adhesive surfaces must be free of dirt and grease.
  • If the Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2- dries longer than 3 hours, then it must be primed again.

- Clean the adhesive surface on the side sill using the Cleaning Solution -D 009 401 04-.

- Apply Bonding Agent -D 355 205 A2- on the adhesive surface of the side sill using the Applicator -D 009 500 25- and let dry.

- Attach the side sill seal -1- on the side sill -2- with the pins -arrow A-.

- Push the side sill seal onto the side panel flange -C arrows-.

- Remove the peel-off backing -3- from the tape.

- Mount the side sill seal on the side panel with the pins -B arrows- and then bond.

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