Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Stabilizer Bar

Overview - Stabilizer Bar

Overview - Stabilizer Bar

1 - Stabilizer Bar

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Stabilizer Bar, Removing and Installing".
  • With rubber bushing
  • The bonded rubber bushing cannot be replaced separately

2 - Subframe

3 - Nut

  • Replace after removing

4 - Transverse Link, Upper Front

5 - Coupling Rod

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Coupling Rod, Removing and Installing".

6 - Bolt

  • 40 Nm +180º
  • Replace after removing
  • Must be tightened in the curb weight position. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension".

7 - Bolt

  • 40 Nm +180º
  • Replace after removing
  • Must be tightened in the curb weight position. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension".

8 - Nut

  • Replace after removing

9 - Clamp

10 - Bolt

  • 25 Nm +90º
  • Replace after removing

Stabilizer Bar, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-
  • Socket Bit XZN 10 -T10501-

Removing

Before starting work:

- Versions with coil springs: determine the curb weight position. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing in Curb Weight Position, Lifting Vehicles with Coil Spring".

- Versions with air suspension: determine the standard vehicle height. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension".

- Remove the right diagonal brace. Refer to → Body Exterior; Rep. Gr.66; Underbody Trim Panel.

- Remove left and right bolts -arrow- and nut -2-.

- Remove the bolt -3- and stabilizer bar -1-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Install the threaded connections for the stabilizer bar only until stop but do not yet tighten.

  Note

Bonded rubber bushings have a limited range of motion. Only tighten suspension bolts when vehicle is in curb weight position or at standard vehicle height.

- Lifting the wheel bearing in curb weight position (refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing in Curb Weight Position, Lifting Vehicles with Coil Spring") or at standard vehicle height (refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension").

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Stabilizer Bar"

Coupling Rod, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-

Removing

Before starting work:

- Versions with coil springs: determine the curb weight position. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing in Curb Weight Position, Lifting Vehicles with Coil Spring".

- Versions with air suspension: determine the standard vehicle height. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension".

- Disconnect the connectors -1 and 3- and remove the coupling rod -2-.

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Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Install the threaded connections for the coupling rod only until stop but do not yet tighten.

  Note

Bonded rubber bushings have a limited range of motion. Only tighten suspension bolts when vehicle is in curb weight position or at standard vehicle height.

- Lifting the wheel bearing in curb weight position (refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing in Curb Weight Position, Lifting Vehicles with Coil Spring") or at standard vehicle height (refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bearing at Standard Vehicle Height, Lifting Vehicles with Air Suspension").

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Stabilizer Bar"

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     Overview - Transverse Link

    Upper Transverse Link 1 - Wheel Bearing Housing 2 - Bolt 70 Nm +180º Replace after removing Must be tightened in the curb weight position. Refer to → Chapter

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    Upper Transverse Link, Removing and Installing Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931- Engine/Gearbox Jack Adapter -

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    Rear Lower Transverse Link, Removing and Installing Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332- Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931- Engine/Gearbox Jack Adapt

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