Rear Shock Absorbers Removal/Refitting - Audi Q3

Rear Shock Absorbers Removal/Refitting - Audi Q3

Tutorial file: Step-by-step process of disassembly and assembly of the rear shock absorbers of the Audi Q3.

. Lift the vehicle on the lift

  1. Disassemble the rear wheel

3. Remove the wheel arch protection shield

4. Install the spring compressor and compress the spring

5. Unscrew the indicated screws of the top mount

6. Unscrew the mounting nut and disassemble the suspension column in its components

7. Compare the old shock absorber to the new one to be sure it fits

8. Replace shock absorber and its components with new ones and tighten top mounting nut to 25Nm

9. Fit the shock absorber to the car body by tightening the top mounting nuts to 50Nm + 45º

10. Release the pressure of the hydraulic jack placed at the rear axle

11. Tightening lower mounting screw to180Nm

12. Fit the wheel arch protection shield and the wheel

13. Lower the car and tighten wheel nuts to 140Nm