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Audi Q7: Overview - Lock Carrier

Overview - Lock Carrier

1 - Mount

  • For headlamp.
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.94; Headlamps Removing and Installing.

2 - Mounting Bracket with Release Cable

  • For the hook release lever
  • Overview. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Release on Latch".

3 - Bolt

  • Quantity: 2
  • Tightening specification. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Release on Latch".

4 - Lock Carrier

  • There are different versions. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Lock Carrier, Removing and Installing".

5 - Bolt

  • 8 Nm

6 - Reinforcement Brace

  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Reinforcement Brace, Removing and Installing".

7 - Bolt

  • 10 Nm
  • Quantity: 2

8 - Body

9 - Subframe

10 - Bolt

  • 10 Nm
  • Quantity: 4

11 - Lower Longitudinal Member

  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Lower Longitudinal Member, Removing and Installing".

12 - Bracket

  • For the lower longitudinal member
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Lower Longitudinal Member Bracket, Removing and Installing".

13 - Bolt

  • 25 Nm

14 - Bracket

  • For the lower longitudinal member
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Lower Longitudinal Member Bracket, Removing and Installing".

15 - Bolt

  • 23 Nm
  • Quantity: 2

Lock Carrier, Removing and Installing

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

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Coolant Collecting System -VAS5014-
  • Engine Bung Set -VAS6122-
  • Elbow Assembly Tool -T10118-

Removing

- Remove the impact member. Refer to → Chapter "Impact Member, Removing and Installing".

- Release the left and right catches with the -T10118--arrows- and lift the upper air duct -1- slightly and remove and side air duct -2-.

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- Disconnect the connector -2- for the High Pressure Sensor -G65-.

  Caution

Risk of destroying the refrigerant lines by tearing the inner film.

  • Never bend refrigerant lines with a radius less than 100 mm.

- Release the left and right catches -arrows- disengage the condenser -1- from the radiator and tie up to the side.

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- Remove the bolt -arrow-.

- Place the container of the Coolant Collection System -VAS5014- or the -VAS6208- underneath.

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- Lift the clamp -arrow- and remove the coolant hose from the lower right of the radiator and drain the coolant.

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- Equipped on some models: lift up the clamp -arrow- and remove the coolant hose from the lower left side of the radiator and drain the coolant.

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- Equipped on some models: lift up the clip -arrow- and remove the coolant line from the charge air cooling circuit cooler.

- Remove the coolant hoses from the coolers.

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- Disconnect the connectors -1 and 2- for the radiator fan.

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Vehicles with a TDI Engine:

- Vehicles with center charge air cooler: loosen the hose clamp -2-, and remove the air duct hose from the center charge air cooler -1-.

- Seal the open lines and connections with clean plugs from the -VAS6122-.

- Vehicles with side charge air cooler: remove the side charge air cooler. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.21; Charge Air System; Charge Air Cooler, Removing and Installing.

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Continuation for All Vehicles:

- Free up the hoses and wires.

- Disconnect the latch cable at the coupling and free it up on the lock carrier. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Release Cable".

- Have a second technician hold the lock carrier -1- and remove the bolts -2 and 3-.

- Remove the lock carrier with a second technician.

- The following components must also be removed if the lock carrier is being replaced:

  • Front upper air duct pipe on the lock carrier. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.21; Charge Air System; Overview - Charge Air System.
  • Radiator. Refer to → Engine Mechanical; Rep. Gr.19; Radiator/Radiator Fan; Radiator, Removing and Installing.
  • Latch. Refer to → Chapter "Latch, Removing and Installing".
  • Bracket for the lower longitudinal member. Refer to → Chapter "Lower Longitudinal Member Bracket, Removing and Installing".

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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 - Lock Carrier"

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