Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Door Lock Cable, Removing and Installing

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

  NOTICE

Risk of damaging the operating cable by deforming it.

- Never sharply bend or kink the operating cable.

Removing

- Remove the door lock. Refer to → Chapter "Door Lock, Removing and Installing".

Cable, Disengaging at Door Lock:

- Turn the operating cable at the lever -2- 90º in the -direction of arrow A- and remove it from the cable bracket -1-.

- Rotate the operating cable on the door lock release lever -3- in the direction of -arrow B-.

  • The operating cable must be aligned with the opening on the release lever.

- Disengage the operating cable from the release lever.

A57-10320

Operating Lever, Loosening from Locking Mechanism on Removed Mounting Bracket:

- Slightly remove the retaining bracket -1--arrow A- at the same time hold the operating lever -2-.

- Let the operating lever turn back slowly -arrow B-.

A57-10950

Cable, Disengaging on Installed Mounting Bracket:

- Disengage the operating cable -1- on the operating lever by pressing the cable -3- out of the support bracket on the mounting bracket -2--arrow-.

- Remove the operating cable.

A57-10323

Installing

Cable, Engaging at Door Lock:

- Engage the operating cable -3- in the door lock operating lever -2-.

- Insert the operating cable in the cable bracket -1- and rotate the lever -4- 90º -arrow-.

  • The lever must engage audibly with the locking tab on the cable bracket.

A57-10322

Cable, Engaging at Mounting Bracket:

- Engage the operating cable -3- on the operating lever -1-.

- Engage the operating cable in the cable bracket on the mounting bracket -2--arrow-.

A57-10951

Operating Lever, Locking on Removed Mounting Bracket

- Turn the operating lever -2- all the way in the direction of the -arrow B- and lock with the retaining bracket -1--arrow A-.

Further installation is the reverse order of removal.

A57-10952

Housing, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the cap -arrow-.

A57-10851

- Pull the door handle -1- all the way -arrow A- and hold it.

- Remove the clamping screw -3- all the way using a screwdriver -5-

- Push the retaining bracket -4- for the housing inward until it engages -arrow B-.

  • The door handle is now locked in the "open" position.

- Remove the housing -2- from the mounting bracket.

A57-10949

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

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

Housing Cap, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the housing. Refer to → Chapter "Housing, Removing and Installing".

- Spread the clips -arrows- and remove the cover cap -2- from the housing -1- using an awl if necessary.

A58-10109

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Trim Molding Cap, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the housing. Refer to → Chapter "Housing, Removing and Installing".

- Release the retainers -A arrows-.

- Remove the trim molding -2- from the cap -1--arrow B-.

A57-10955

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Door Lock, Removing and Installing

Removing

  NOTICE

Risk of damaging the operating cable by deforming it.

 - Never sharply bend or kink the operating cable.

- Remove the door window guide rail. Refer to → Chapter "Door Window Guide Rail, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the cover -3-.

- Disconnect the connectors -1 and 2- and free up the wires.

- Remove the bolts -arrows- and carefully guide out the door lock from the door to the opening for the door inner cover.

- Disengage the operating cable from the operating lever on the door lock. Refer to → Chapter "Door Lock Cable, Removing and Installing".

A58-10315

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door Handle and Door Lock"

Striker, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the bolts -arrows- and remove the striker -1-.

A57-10728

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Adjust the striker. Refer to → Chapter "Striker, Adjusting".

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Door Handle and Door Lock"

Door Opener Operating Cable, Removing and Installing

  NOTICE

Risk of damaging the operating cable by deforming it.

 - Never sharply bend or kink the operating cable.

Removing

- Remove the door lock and move it to the side. Refer to → Chapter "Door Lock, Removing and Installing".

- Disengage the operating cable -3- at the door lock -2--arrow A-.

- Turn the nipple -1- 90º in the direction of the -arrow B- and remove it from the door opener operating lever -4-.

A57-10241

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Insert the nipple -2- in the door opener operating lever -3--lower arrow-.

- Rotate the nipple 90º -upper arrow- and press the operating cable into the cable bracket on the door lock -1- until it engages audibly.

A57-10117

    READ NEXT:

     Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing

    Door Inner Cover, Removing and Installing, Versions without Closing Assist Special tools and workshop equipment required Wedge Set -T10383- Removing - Remove the rear door trim panel. Refer

     Closing Assist Motor, Removing and Installing

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

     Sunroof

    SEE MORE:

     Plenum Chamber Bulkhead, Removing and Installing

    Plenum Chamber Bulkhead, Removing and Installing Removing - Drain the coolant. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Cooling System/Coolant; Coolant, Draining and Filling. - Remove the plenum chamber cover. Refer to → Chapter "Plenum Chamber Cover, Removing an

     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- Removing - Move the door window into the "closed" position. - Remove the door inner cov

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.a-q7.com