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Audi Q7: Front Lid, Removing and Installing

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Hood, Lids / Front Lid, Removing and Installing

  • To complete the procedure, a second technician is required to be at the following position.

  NOTICE

Risk of damaging the hood by opening when the pedestrian protection is triggered

- Only open the hood after the triggered pedestrian protection has been reset.

  • Removed pedestrian protection: hinge is reset. Refer to → Chapter "Hinge, Resetting"

- Remove the washer nozzles. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.92; Windshield Washer System; Washer Nozzles, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the grommet -2-.

- Guide out and free up the wiring harness -1- and washer fluid hose -3- from the hood.

- Mark the installation position of the hinge on the hood.

- Remove the gas-filled strut from the hinge. Refer to → Chapter "Gas-Filled Strut, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the nuts -arrows- from the hinge.

- Remove the front lid.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Adjust the front lid. Refer to → Chapter "Front Lid, Adjusting".

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Hood"

Front Lid, Adjusting

Adjustment Dimensions

A - Hood to the Rear Fender

  • Gap dimension = 2.9 mm

B - Front Lid to Front Bumper

  • Gap dimension = 2.9 mm

C - Hood to Headlamp

  • Gap dimension = 5.2 mm

D - Front Lid to Radiator Grille

  • Gap dimension = 4.2 mm

Side, Length and Height Adjustment at Hinge

  • Adjustment dimensions. Refer to → Chapter "Adjustment Dimensions".

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Gauge - Gap Adjustment -3371-

Procedure

Side and Length Adjustment at Hinge:

- Loosen the nuts -1 and 2-.

- Align the hood -3- side- and lengthwise according to the marks -arrows-.

- Tighten the nuts.

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Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Hood"

Height Adjustment at Hinge:

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- Loosen the bolts -1 and 3-.

- Adjust the height of the hinge -2-.

- Tighten the bolts.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Hood"

Side and Height Adjustment at Striker

  • Adjustment dimensions. Refer to → Chapter "Adjustment Dimensions".

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Gauge - Gap Adjustment -3371-

Procedure

Side Adjustment at Striker:

- Loosen the nuts -1 and 3-.

- Move the striker -2-.

  • Use the markings on the striker -4- and on the body -5- for the side adjustment.
  • During the closing test, the lid must fall from the balance position into the latch and engage completely.

- Tighten nuts.

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Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Hood"

Height Adjustment at Striker:

- Install the adjusting buffer completely. Refer to → Chapter "Height, Adjusting using Adjusting Buffer".

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- Loosen the clip -2- by removing.

- Adjust the striker -1- by turning the adjusting screw -3--arrows-.

  • During the closing test, the lid must fall from the balance position into the latch and engage completely.

- Adjust the striker height if necessary.

- Push the clip back on the striker.

Height, Adjusting using Adjusting Buffer

  • Adjustment dimensions. Refer to → Chapter "Adjustment Dimensions".

Procedure

- Open the hood and release the retainer -1--arrow A-.

- Completely remove the stop -3- from the buffer -2-.

- Place the hood slowly on the stop until the hood gap dimension to the fender is reached.

- Open the hood and lock the retainer -4--arrow B-.

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