Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Wheels and Tires, General Information

Only install tires with the same manufacturer, construction type and tread on all wheels.

Always replace rubber valve when replacing steel wheel or rim.

Install tires with DOT identification facing toward outside of wheel. Only applies to left side of vehicle with directional tires.

With directional tires, a wheel/tire combination for the right side should be installed as a spare wheel.

Light Alloy Wheels Component Overview

  Note

  • Be careful not to scratch off the glued- on wheel trim on these rims.
  • The surface of the wheel trim is very sensitive.
  • The rim will have be replaced if the wheel trim is damaged.
  • The wheel trim cannot be replaced.

Light alloy wheels assembly overview.

Changing/mounting wheel, assembly information. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting".

Light Alloy Wheels Component Overview

Light Alloy Wheels Component Overview

1 - Tires

2 - Valve

  • Always replace
  • Only install valve according to the Parts Catalog

3 - Wheel

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"

4 - Wheel Bolt

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Anti-theft wheel bolts. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

5 - Wheel Bolt Adapter

  • Place on wheel bolt designed for it. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"

6 - Wheel Bolt Cover Cap

7 - Cap

8 - Wheel Bolt

  Note

Make sure the correct wheel bolts are installed. Refer to the Parts Catalog

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

9 - Adhesive Balancing Weights

  • Maximum 60 grams per rim flange permitted
  • Clean wheel where it will be adhered so it is free of dirt and grease
  • Remove protective film
  • Attach balance weights to intended surfaces

Component Overview - Run-Flat Tire (PAX)

  Caution

It is mandatory for run-flat tires to have a tire pressure monitoring system in the vehicle.

  Note

  • Be careful not to scratch off the glued- on wheel trim on these rims.
  • The surface of the wheel trim is very sensitive.
  • The rim will have be replaced if the wheel trim is damaged.
  • The wheel trim cannot be replaced.

Component Overview - Run-Flat Tire (PAX)

Component Overview - Run-Flat Tire (PAX)

1 - PAX Tires

2 - Support Ring

3 - Wheel for PAX Tires

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"

4 - Wheel Electronics

  • Batteries must be completely replaced.
  • Remaining battery life, temperature and pressure can be read via diagnosis with Vehicle Diagnostic Tester.

Beru wheel electronics system. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Electronics System (Tire Pressure Monitoring System), Beru ".

Siemens wheel electronics system. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Electronics System (Tire Pressure Monitoring System), Siemens ".

5 - Metal Valve Body

  • Only install valve according to Parts Catalog
  • Delivered complete

6 - Wheel Bolt

  Note

Make sure the correct wheel bolts are installed. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Anti-theft wheel bolts. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

7 - Wheel Bolt Adapter

  • Place on wheel bolt designed for it. Refer to → Fig. "Anti-Theft Wheel Bolts"

8 - Cap

  • Place on wheel bolt

9 - Wheel Bolt, Two-Part

  • Note assembly instructions. Refer to → Chapter "Wheel, Changing and Mounting"
  • Refer to → Chapter "Wheel Bolt Tightening Specifications"

10 - Cap

11 - Wheel Bolt Cover Cap

12 - Adhesive Balancing Weights

  • Maximum 60 grams per rim permitted
  • Clean wheel where it will be adhered so it is free of dirt and grease
  • Remove protective film
  • Attach balance weights to intended surfaces

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     Wheel, Changing and Mounting

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     Pressing Off Tires, Run-Flat Tires

      Caution Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions, Run-Flat Tires". - Release air from tires, unscrew the valve insert to do so.   Note Be careful not to scratch off the glu

     Tires, Changing

    The valve insert must be replaced with every tire change. Metal valve and wheel electronics can be reused. - Let air out of tire by removing the valve insert.   Note Be careful not to scr

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     Parking Brake

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