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Audi Q7: Floor Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Exterior Equipment / Floor Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Plenum Chamber Bulkhead Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the plenum chamber bulkhead. Refer to → Chapter "Plenum Chamber Bulkhead, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Heat Shield"

Lower Plenum Chamber Bulkhead Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the subframe crossbrace. Refer to → Suspension, Wheels, Steering; Rep. Gr.40; Subframe; Subframe Crossbrace, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the front muffler/front exhaust pipe. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Overview - Muffler and → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Emissions Control System; Overview - Emissions Control System.

- Remove the lock washers -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1- downward to the right.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Upper Front Tunnel Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-
  • Engine/Gearbox Jack - Gearbox Support -T10337-

Removing

- Remove the heat shield for the lower plenum chamber bulkhead. Refer to → Chapter "Lower Plenum Chamber Bulkhead Heat Shield, Removing and Installing".

- Vehicles with high-voltage system: remove the transmission. Refer to → 8-Speed Automatic Transmission; Rep. Gr.37; Transmission, Removing and Installing; Transmission, Removing.

- Remove the rear heat shield for the longitudinal member. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing".

- Place the -T10337- on the -VAS6931- and position it at the bottom of the transmission.

  Note

For reasons of clarity, the -T10337- is not shown.

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- Remove the tunnel crossmember bolts -arrows-.

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- Lower the engine/transmission assembly to dimension -a- using the -VAS6931-.

  • Dimension -a- = maximum 40 mm.

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- Remove the lock washers -arrows-.

- Free up the wiring harness -1- on the left side of the vehicle.

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- Remove the heat shield -1- to the lower right between the transmission -3- and body -2-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → 8-Speed Automatic Transmission; Rep. Gr.37; Subframe Mount; Overview - Subframe Mount.

Front Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing, Vehicles without High-Voltage System

Removing

- Remove the rear heat shield for the longitudinal member. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing".

- Right side of the vehicle: remove the nut -2- and free up the coolant pipe -3-.

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1- downward to the toward the rear.

A66-11521

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Heat Shield"

Front Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing, Vehicles with High-Voltage System

Removing

- Vehicles with 6-cylinder engine: Remove the engine. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.10; Engine, Removing and Installing; Engine, Removing.

- Remove the rear heat shield for the longitudinal member. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the high-voltage battery coolant pump. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Coolant Pump/Coolant Regulation; Electric Coolant Pump, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the coolant change-over valve 1. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Coolant Pump/Coolant Regulation; Coolant Valves, Removing and Installing.

- Vehicles with 4-cylinder engine, right side of the vehicle: Remove the catalytic converter. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Emissions Control System; Catalytic Converter, Removing and Installing.

- Free up the coolant hose -1-.

- Remove the nuts -2 and 4-.

- Remove the bracket -3-.

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- Right side of the vehicle: remove the nut -2, 4- and free up the coolant pipes -3-.

- Remove the nut -arrow-.

- Remove the heat shield -1- downward to the toward the rear.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Heat Shield"
  • Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Coolant Pump/Coolant Regulation; Overview - Electric Coolant Pump.

Rear Longitudinal Member Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Vehicles with high-voltage system: remove the transmission. Refer to → 8-Speed Automatic Transmission; Rep. Gr.37; Transmission, Removing and Installing; Transmission, Removing.

- Remove the rear noise insulation. Refer to → Chapter "Noise Insulation, Removing and Installing, Rear".

- Remove the subframe crossbrace. Refer to → Suspension, Wheels, Steering; Rep. Gr.40; Subframe; Subframe Crossbrace, Removing and Installing.

Left Side of Vehicle:

- Remove the bolt -1-.

- Remove the universal joint -2- of the steering intermediate shaft from the steering gear -3- and push it together.

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- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1- downward.

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Right Side of Vehicle:

- Remove the front muffler/front exhaust pipe. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Overview - Muffler and → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Emissions Control System; Overview - Emissions Control System.

- Remove the nuts -1 and 3- and move the coolant line -2- to the side.

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -4- downward.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Install the steering intermediate shaft. Refer to → Suspension, Wheels Steering; Rep. Gr.48; Steering Column; Steering Intermediate Shaft, Removing and Installing.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Heat Shield"

Transmission Tunnel Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Hose Clamps - Up To 25 mm -3094-
  • Engine Bung Set -VAS6122-
  • Container of the Coolant Collection System -VAS5014- or the Shop Crane - Drip Tray -VAS6208-
  • Hose Clip Pliers -VAS6340-

Removing

- Remove the heat shield for the front tunnel. Refer to → Chapter "Heat Shield for Front Tunnel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the heat shield for the rear tunnel. Refer to → Chapter "Heat Shield for Rear Tunnel, Removing and Installing".

Vehicles with Rear Heater and A/C Unit:

- Place the container of the -VAS5014- or the -VAS6208- underneath.

- Mark the layout of the coolant hoses -C and D- on the connections to the heat exchanger.

- Clamp off the coolant hoses using the -3094-.

- Loosen the clamps -A and B- and remove the coolant hoses.

- Seal open line connections at the connection point with clean plugs, for example from the -VAS6122-.

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Continuation for all Vehicles:

- Remove the nut -1- and free up the cable holder.

- Free up the emergency release cable -6-.

- Remove the lock washer -2, 4, 5 and 7-.

- Remove the heat shield -3- for the transmission tunnel.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Fill the coolant. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Cooling System/Coolant; Coolant, Draining and Filling.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"

Heat Shield for Front Tunnel Brace, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the nuts -1 and 4- for the underbody trim panel -5- in the area of the heat shield.

- Remove the nut/screw -3-.

- Remove the heat shield -2-.

A66-10852

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Underbody Trim Panels"

Heat Shield for Front Tunnel, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-
  • Engine/Gearbox Jack - Gearbox Support -T10337-

Removing

- Vehicles with gasoline engine: remove the front muffler on the corresponding side. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Front Muffler, Removing and Installing.

- Vehicles with front tunnel brace: remove the heat shield for the front tunnel brace. Refer to → Chapter "Heat Shield for Front Tunnel Brace, Removing and Installing".

- Place the -T10337- on the -VAS6931- and position it at the bottom of the transmission.

  Note

For reasons of clarity, the -T10337- is not shown.

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- Remove the tunnel crossmember bolts -arrows-.

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- Lower the engine/transmission assembly to dimension -a- using the -VAS6931-.

  • Dimension -a- = maximum 40 mm.

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- Remove the nuts -1 and 6- for the underbody trim panel -2- in the area of the heat shield.

- Remove the nuts -3 and 5-.

- Free up the heat shield -4- near the stud bolts.

- Remove heat shield.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Make sure that the heat shield is pushed in behind the heat shield for the rear tunnel.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Underbody Trim Panels"
  • Refer to → 8-Speed Automatic Transmission; Rep. Gr.37; Subframe Mount; Overview - Subframe Mount.

Heat Shield for Rear Tunnel, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the heat shield for the front tunnel. Refer to → Chapter "Heat Shield for Front Tunnel, Removing and Installing".

- Detach the driveshaft heat shield. Refer to → Chapter "Driveshaft Heat Shield, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the nuts -1 and 4- from the underbody trim panel near the heat shield.

- Remove the nut -2-.

- Remove the rear heat shield -3-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Underbody Trim Panels"

Driveshaft Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Removing

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the exhaust system clamping sleeves. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Overview - Muffler and → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Emissions Control System; Overview - Emissions Control System.

- Remove the heat shield -1- toward the front.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"

Center Exhaust System Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-

Removing

- Vehicles with gasoline engine: loosen the rear muffler mounting and center muffler and lower slightly using the -VAS6931-. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Overview - Mufflers.

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1- past the exhaust system to the left.

A66-11582

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"

Rear Muffler Heat Shield, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-

Removing

- Loosen the rear muffler mounting and lower it slightly using the -VAS6931-. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.26; Exhaust Pipes/Mufflers; Overview - Mufflers.

- Remove the nuts -arrows-.

- Remove the heat shield -1-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Rear Heat Shield"

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