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Audi Q7: Roof End Strip, Removing and Installing

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body  Interior / Interior Trim / Roof End Strip, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-
  • Omega Clip Tool -T40280-

Removing

- Free up the roof end strip near the rear lid seal -1-.

- Unclip the roof end strip -2- using the -3409--arrows-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Roof End Strip".

Headliner, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Removal Wedge -T40233-

Removing

  WARNING

Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".

- Remove the A-pillar upper trim panels. Refer to → Chapter "A-Pillar Upper Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the B-pillar upper trim panel on the driver side. Refer to → Chapter "B-Pillar Upper Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the C-pillar trim panel on the driver side. Refer to → Chapter "C-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the roof end strip. Refer to → Chapter "Roof End Strip, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the D-pillar trim panel. Refer to → Chapter "D-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the front roof module. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.96; Controls; Front Interior Lamp/Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing.

- Equipped on some models: remove the front camera cover.

- Remove the sun visors. Refer to → Chapter "Sun Visor, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the sun visor center support. Refer to → Chapter "Sun Visor Center Support, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the roof grab handle. Refer to → Chapter "Roof Grab Handle, Removing and Installing".

Versions with Panorama Roof

- Open the sun shade.

- To prevent dirtying the headliner, clean the -T40233-.

- Push the -T40233- between the frame -1- for the panorama roof and the headliner.

- Loosen the headliner using the -T40233- from the panorama roof frame all the way around -arrows-, as shown.

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Continuation for All Vehicles

- Move the front seats into the deepest and most forward position and position the backrest as far toward the front as it will go.

- Fold the rear seat backrests forward.

- Equipped on some models: fold in the third row backrest.

- Free up the headliner in the area near the door seals on the driver side.

- Unclip the headliner -1- with trim -2- and trim bracket at the screen separator mount in direction of -arrow-.

- Repeat the process on the opposite side.

  Caution

  • The headliner bends easily.
  • Replace the headliner if it is bent.

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- Grip under the headliner by hand and unclip from the body at the rear of the centering pin -1--arrow-.

  Note

The headliner is removed through the rear lid opening.

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- Lower the headliner on the left side of the vehicle.

- Remove the headliner carefully through the lid opening, as shown in the illustration.

- To do this carefully guide the headliner at the edges through the rear lid opening.

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Installing

  WARNING

Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".

- Align the headliner, press in the centering pin at the back of the headliner until it engages audibly in the mounting point of the body.

- Install the center support for the sun visor. Refer to → Chapter "Sun Visor Center Support, Removing and Installing".

- Clip the headliner with cover at the mounting eyes.

- Stretch the door seal lip over.

Further installation is the reverse order of removal.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Headliner".

Roof Reinforcement, Attaching to Body

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Assembly Adhesive. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

Procedure

- Remove the headliner. Refer to → Chapter "Headliner, Removing and Installing".

- Apply adhesive beads -arrows- to the roof reinforcement as shown in the illustration.

  • Thickness of the beads on the circumference -s- is approximately 7 mm.
  • Thickness of the support beads -arrows B- is approximately 5 mm.
  • Apply the adhesive beads according to the line markings on the roof reinforcement.

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- Mount the roof reinforcement -4- centered to the outer sides and at a distance -b- approximately 15 mm to the bow -1- on the roof.

- Mount the roof reinforcement -5- centered to the outer sides and at a distance -a- approximately 20 mm to the bow -3- on the roof.

- Mount roof reinforcement -1- centered to the outer sides and fitted -arrow- to the bow -2- on the roof.

- Press the roof reinforcement on the roof surface.

- Wipe off any adhesive.

Further installation is the reverse order of removal.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Headliner".

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Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge Set -T10383-

W00-11251

  • Removal Wedge -T40233-

W00-10994

  • Omega Clip Tool -T40280-

W00-11540

  • Pop Rivet Pliers -VAG1753B-

W00-11556

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-
  • Drill
  • Drill 3.0 mm diameter, 6.5 mm diameter
  • Protective Eyewear

W00-11118

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