Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Overview - Front Brakes

Overview - Front Brakes

1 - Brake Shield

  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Shield, Removing and Installing"

2 - Wheel Bearing Housing

3 - Bracket

  • For brake hose

4 - Bolt

  • 20 Nm

5 - Bracket

  • For brake hose

6 - Rivet

7 - Bracket

  • For the brake line/hose
  • On the body

8 - Spring

  • Replace if damaged

9 - Brake Line

  • Tightening specification, brake line to brake hose, 14 Nm

10 - Brake Hose

  • Tightening specification: brake hose to brake caliper, 14 Nm
  • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Make sure the brake hose is routed correctly. Make sure the brake hose is not blocked, bent, twisted or rubbing against the vehicle.
  • Replace if damaged
  • Make sure that lugs are properly seated in grooves in bracket.

11 - Bolt

  • 196 Nm
  • Replace after removing

12 - Brake Pads

  • Checking pad thickness. Refer to →  for the wear limit.
  • Always replace on both axles.
  • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Pads, Removing and Installing"
  • Installation position. Refer to → Fig. "Brake Pads Installation Position".

13 - Brake Pad Retaining Plate

  • Replace when pads are replaced.
  • Check for proper seating

14 - Brake Pad Spring

  • Replace when pads are replaced.
  • Check for proper seating

15 - Brake Pad Wear Indicator Wire

  • With
  • Left Front Brake Pad Wear Sensor -G34-
  • Right Front Brake Pad Wear Sensor -G35-
  • For inner brake pad
  • Replace when replacing the brake pads.
  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Pad Wear Indicator Wire, Removing and Installing"

16 - Protective Cap

17 - Bleed Screw

  • 10 Nm
  • Before installing, thinly coat with Assembly Paste -G 052 150 A2-.

18 - Brake Caliper

  • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Do not loosen the brake caliper/brake carrier bolted connections. Refer to → Fig. "Do Not Loosen the Caliper/Brake Carrier Bolted Connections.".
  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Caliper, Removing and Installing"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Caliper, Replacing"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Dust Cap, Removing and Installing"

19 - Brake Pad Retaining Plate

  • Replace when pads are replaced.
  • Check for proper seating

20 - Bolt

  • 10 Nm

21 - Brake Rotor

  • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Always replace on both axles.
  • Do not use excessive force to separate the brake rotors from the wheel hub. Use rust remover, if necessary, otherwise the brake rotors could be damaged.
  • Refer to → Chapter "Brake Rotor, Removing and Installing"

22 - Bolt

  • 10 Nm

Do Not Loosen the Caliper/Brake Carrier Bolted Connections.

  Caution

There is a risk of malfunctions.

Do not loosen the bolts -arrows- on the brake caliper.

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Brake Pads Installation Position

Version 1:

- Pay attention to the labeling -arrow- on the brake pads.

  • LEFT OUTER
  • LEFT INNER
  • RIGHT OUTER
  • RIGHT INNER

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Version 2:

- Pay attention to the labeling -2- on the brake pads.

  • LEFT OUTER
  • LEFT INNER
  • RIGHT OUTER
  • RIGHT INNER
  • In installed position, the arrow -1- on the backing plate of the brake pads must point upward.

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