Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Rear Window

Overview - Rear Window

Overview - Rear Window

1 - Rear Window

  • Before removing, disconnect all the connectors and secure the contacts toward the inside to the middle of the window glass using adhesive tape.
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Window, Removing and Installing".

2 - Adhesive Bead

  • Observe the minimum curing time. Refer to → Chapter "Minimum Curing Times for Bonded Windows".
  • Note the different spacing dimensions to window edge
  • Dimension -a- = 8 mm.
  • Dimension -b- = 5 mm
  • Dimension -c- = 10 mm
  • Adhesive bead thickness.

3 - Rear Lid Window Opening

4 - Spacer

5 - Trim

Rear Window, Removing and Installing

Undamaged Rear Window, Removing

  • Follow repair instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Repair Information".
  • Necessary Tools and Materials for Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Necessary Tools and Materials for Removing and Installing".

- Remove the rear lid upper trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Luggage Compartment Trim Panels; Rear Lid Upper Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the windshield wiper arm. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.92; Rear Window Wiper System; Windshield Wiper Arm, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the roof spoiler. Refer to → Chapter "Spoiler, Removing and Installing".

- Disconnect the connectors and secure to the window glass using adhesive tape.

  CAUTION

Risk of injury to the hands and eyes from glass fragments.

Getting cut is possible.

 - Wear protective eyewear.

 - Wear safety gloves.

- Unroll approximately 6.5 meters of cutting wire (approximately six turns) with the -VAS6452/1- and cut it.

- To prevent any damage, cover the area where the awl comes out at the bottom of the body flange with adhesive tape -1-.

- Poke with an awl -2- through the bead of adhesive from the inside to the outside as shown.

- Thread both cutting wire ends -3- into the awl and pull it toward the inside.

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  • The wire ends must not be twisted on the adhesive bead pass-through -arrow-.

- Route the cutting wire around the rear window under the window glass as shown.

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- Mount both reel devices on the inside of the windshield as shown.

- Insert an additional guide awl into the adhesive and secure it to the windshield with the suction cup as illustrated to make sure that the wire runs as close to the windshield as possible.

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- Insert the cutting wire end -1- into the reel device -2-.

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- Tension the cutting wire with the reel device -1-.

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- Cut the first section at the lower window edge free.

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- Cut the window glass at the bottom of the D-pillar free.

- Position the guide awl as shown and continue to cut upward in the D-pillar area.

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- Relocate the reel device and the guide awl as shown and cut free the section on the opposite D-pillar at the bottom.

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- Move the reel device upward as shown, and apply the guide awl.

- Move upward to cut the window glass free.

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- Move the reel device as illustrated.

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- Cut the window glass free at the upper right window corner.

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- Move the reel device to the upper left window edge and cut the window free.

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- Move the left reel device to approximately the center of the window as illustrated and mount the guide awl.

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- Cut the window free along the top to approximately the center of the window.

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- Move the right reel device over the left one as shown, and cut free the window glass completely.

- Lift the window out of the rear lid using the suction lifters.

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Damaged Rear Window, Removing

  • Follow repair instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Repair Information".

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Window Cutter -VAG1561A-
  • Window Cutter - Blade, Offset -VAG1561/10-

  WARNING

Risk of injury to the hands and eyes from glass fragments.

Getting cut is possible.

 - Wear protective eyewear.

 - Wear safety gloves.

- Protect the body and vehicle interior from glass splinters.

- Remove the glass pieces up to the adhesive sealant.

- Disconnect the connectors.

- Tape off the flange all the way around with fabric-reinforced adhesive tape.

- Cut through the adhesive sealant (with glass remnants) in the opening for the window using a -VAG1561A- and -VAG1561/10- (with stopper roll).

Rear Window, Installing

  • Follow repair instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Repair Information".
  • Necessary Tools and Materials for Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Necessary Tools and Materials for Removing and Installing".

- Prepare the new window glass for installation. Refer to → Chapter "New Window Glass, Preparing for Installation".

- Prepare the undamaged window glass for installing. Refer to → Chapter "Undamaged Window Glass, Preparing for Installation".

- Prepare the body flange for installation. Refer to → Chapter "Body Flange, Preparing for Installation".

- Insert the rear window into the window opening using suction lifters.

- Center the window glass at the sides.

- Secure the window in window opening with adhesive tape.

- Minimum Curing Times. Refer to → Chapter "Minimum Curing Times for Bonded Windows".

Further installation is the reverse order of removal.

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