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Audi Q7: Window Regulator, Removing and Installing

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body Exterior / Rear Doors / Window Regulator, Removing and Installing


- Remove the window regulator motor. Refer to → Chapter "Window Regulator Motor, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the rear door window. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Door Window, Removing and Installing".

- Remove the speaker. Refer to → Communication; Rep. Gr.91; Sound System; Component Location Overview - Sound System.

- Release the retainers -3 and 4- on the threaded pins -2- for the window regulator using an 11 mm socket. To do so, slide the socket onto the threaded pin.


- Remove the plugs -arrows-.

- Loosen the lower nuts -2- three turns, and remove the upper nuts.

- Remove the window regulator -1- back out of the opening for the door inner cover.



Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

  • The clips for the window regulator threaded pins must be engaged into the inner door panel.

Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Window Regulator"

Window Regulator Motor, Removing and Installing



The window regulator motor can be removed or installed with the motor or door window in any position.

- Remove the rear door trim panel. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Rear Door Trim Panels; Rear Door Trim Panel, Removing and Installing.

- Disconnect the connector -2-.

- Remove the bolts -arrows- and remove the window regulator motor -1- from the window regulator.



  • The clips -2- for the window regulator threaded pins -3- must be engaged in the inner door panel.

- Slide the window regulator motor -1- onto the threaded pins and tighten the bolts -4-.

Further installation is performed in reverse order of removal, while noting the following:

- Activate the one-touch up/down function for the power window regulators. Refer to the Owner's Manual.


Tightening Specifications

  • Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Window Regulator"


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