Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Door Handle, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the lock cylinder/housing. Refer to → Chapter "Lock Cylinder, Removing and Installing".

- Pull the door handle -1- in the direction of the -arrow-. This disengages the door handle from the operating lever in the mounting bracket.

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- Tilt the door handle -1- outward -arrow- and remove it from the mount on the mounting bracket.

- Equipped on some models: disconnect the connector -2- on the door handle.

- If the door handle is to be replaced, also remove the following components:

  • Door handle trim. Refer to → Chapter "Door Handle Trim, Removing and Installing".
  • Exterior door handle touch sensor. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.94; Access/Start Authorization Switch; Component Location Overview - Keyless Access Authorization System.
  • Exterior door handle illumination. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.94; Exterior Door Handle Lamps; Exterior Door Handle Illumination Bulb, Removing and Installing.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  Note

Replace the seals for the door handles if damaged or brittle.

- Insert the door handle -1--arrow A-. It must engage in the mount -2- on the mounting bracket.

- Pivot the door handle in the direction of -arrow B- and engage audibly forward in the direction of travel -arrow C-.

  • The carrier -3- is placed in the operating lever from this.

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Door Handle Trim, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the door handle. Refer to → Chapter "Door Handle, Removing and Installing".

- Pry the door handle trim -2- out using an awl -1- at the location shown in the illustration -arrow-.

- Remove the trim from the door handle -3-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Door Handle Trim Molding, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the door handle. Refer to → Chapter "Door Handle, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the bolt -1-.

- Remove the trim molding -2- from the door handle -3--arrow-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  • The bolt head must not project over the contact surface for the tread.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door Handle and Mounting Bracket".

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     Mounting Bracket, Removing and Installing

    Removing   NOTICE Risk of damaging the operating cable by deforming it. - Never sharply bend or kink the operating cable. Special tools and workshop equipment required Pry Lever -80-200

     Lock Cylinder, Removing and Installing

    Removing and installing the housing is performed the same way. Removing - Remove the cap -arrow-. - Pull the door handle -1- all the way -arrow A- and hold it. - Remove the clam

     Door Lock, Removing and Installing

      NOTICE Risk of damaging the operating cable by deforming it. - Never sharply bend or kink the operating cable. Removing - Remove the lock cylinder cover. Refer to → Chapter

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     Speaker Trim in Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Drill Drill 3.0 mm diameter, 6.5 mm diameter Protective Eyewear Removing - Remove the door trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "Front Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing". - Place the trim panel on a soft surface. - Remove th

     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

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