Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Water Drain Hoses

Overview - Water Drain Hoses

Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Front

Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Front

1 - Grommet

  • Push all the way into the body using a soap solution

2 - Front Water Drain Hose

  • Cleaning. Refer to → Chapter "Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning".
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Front Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing".

3 - Clip

  • For the water drain hose
  • The mark on the hose must rest in the clip

4 - Coupling Piece

  • Attach to the connection

5 - Connection

  • On the sunroof frame

6 - Guide

  • For the water drain hose

Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Rear

Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Rear

1 - Grommet

  • Push all the way into the body using a soap solution

2 - Rear Water Drain Hose

  • Cleaning. Refer to → Chapter "Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning".
  • Removing and Installing. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing".

3 - Longitudinal Reinforcement

  • With cut-out for the water drain hose
  • only on the left side of the vehicle

4 - Coupling Piece

  • Attach to the connection

5 - Connection

  • On the sunroof frame

6 - Clip

  • For the water drain hose
  • The mark on the hose must rest in the clip

Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Drain Snake -VAS6620-

Front Water Drain Hoses

Routing of front water drain hoses. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Front".

- Open the sunroof panel.

- Using the -VAS6620-, start cleaning from the upper end of the hose.

Rear Water Drain Hoses

Routing of rear water drain hoses. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Water Drain Hoses, Rear".

- Remove the rear wheel housing liner. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing".

- Using the -VAS6620-, start cleaning from the lower end of the hose.

  Note

With the rear glass panel removed, the rear water drain hoses can also be cleaned from above. Refer to → Chapter "Glass Panel, Removing and Installing, Rear".

Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing

Front Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Angled Screwdriver -VAS6416-
  • Removal Wedge -T40233-

Removing

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

- Remove the left and right sun visors. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Equipment; Sun Visor, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the center support for the sun visor. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Vehicle Equipment; Sun Visor Center Support, Removing and Installing.

Versions with Driver Assistance Systems Front Camera:

- To unclip the cover -arrows A, B and C-, insert the -VAS6416- carefully between the windshield and the cover.

- Repeat the procedure on the opposite side.

- Disengage the front of the cover -1- and remove it toward the rear.

A68-10825

Continuation for All Vehicles:

- Remove the left and right A-pillar trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels; A-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the left and right front roof grab handle. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Equipment; Roof Grab Handle, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the left and right B-pillar upper trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels; B-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Open the sun shade.

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

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

- Using the -T40233-, loosen the headliner at the front from the frame for the Panorama roof -arrows-.

- Lower the headliner on the corresponding side.

- Remove the water drain hose from the sliding sunroof and free it up at the clips and guides.

A70-12381

- For guiding the new water drain hose in later, insert an approximately 500 mm long wire through the grommet -arrow- into the water drain hose.

- Loosen the grommet on the plenum chamber and remove it from the water drain hose.

- Remove the water drain hose toward the inside while holding the wire at the same time.

A60-10599

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Insert the water drain hose using the guide wire.

- Push the grommet onto the water drain hose and carefully insert it into the plenum chamber.

- Engage the water drain hose into all clips and guides.

  • The marking on the hose must come to rest in the clip above the windshield.

Rear Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Removal Wedge -T40233-

Removing

- Remove the D-pillar trim panels on the affected side. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels; D-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the C-pillar trim panel on the affected side. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Vehicle Interior Trim Panels; C-Pillar Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Remove the roof grab handle from the affected side. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.68; Equipment; Roof Grab Handle, Removing and Installing.

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

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

- Using the -T40233-, loosen the headliner at the rear from the frame for the Panorama roof -arrows-.

- Lower the headliner on the corresponding side.

- Remove the rear wheel housing liner from the corresponding side. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing".

- Disengage the grommet from the rear wheel housing.

- Remove the water drain hose.

A70-12381

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- Insert the water drain hose using the guide wire.

- Push the grommet onto the water drain hose and carefully insert it into the plenum chamber.

- Engage the water drain hose into all clips and guides.

  • The marking on the hose must come to rest in the upper clip on the rear side window.

- Insert the grommet carefully into the wheel housing.

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Wedge Set -T10383/1-

W00-11251

  • Locking Pin (3 pc.) -T40011-

W00-11267

  • Removal Wedge -T40233-

W00-10994

  • Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A-

W00-11403

  • Angled Screwdriver -VAS6416-

W00-10740

  • Drain Snake -VAS6620-

W00-10860

  • Roller -3356-
  • 5 mm Socket
  • 5 mm Open End Wrench

W00-0202

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