There should also be openings next to the rear lights with nuts in them, those need to be removed as well. Step 5 — Remove three top screws Finally, locate the three screws on the top of the bumper. It can still malfunction, but in a much. Since everyone tends to strip these things, I would say that if you are planning to remove these often like me you may want to get a new set. They stick out more than I had in mind, they recommended this to help keep the soot off the back end a bit.
You will need someone to give you a hand with that. Loosen the allen bolt that connects to the shock absorber. Step 6 — Install new bumper Installation is the reverse of removal. I need a bit of time to get used to it! Xenon headlights give you a much brighter light. Do this for both sides of the car duh. The valve cover gaskets in the Audi A6 C6.
Do the same for the other side. Please see our article on rear trim panel removal for additional information. Here is a close up And this is the bumper part that slides into them. Do the same for the other side. A broken bumper on the front of your Audi A4 B7 can ruin the whole look of it.
A better picture, on the right side shows it locked in place. There is one of these bolts on either side of the bumper. Wasn't a bad job, probably took me just over two hours, including washing behind the bumper, and hoovering the spare wheel well etc. If you accidentally do this, please follow the writeup. Now you have to go to the fender wells and remove the one torx screw on either side. Remove torx head screws inside wheel arch that hold rear bumper on 4. It can still malfunction, but in a much.
Buying an Audi is an. After the two screws one on each side are removed, you pull out away from the car on the bumper at the lower corner. Step 4 — Remove two inner nuts one each side You will need an extension for the next two nuts. To remove the bolts, use a screw driver and rotate 180 degrees. If you are running a stock bumper, you will have to remove the lower grill by just pulling on it in order to get to these bolts. I found this on Google for an A4, probably very similar: Re: Audi A4 saloon B7 Rear Bumper Removal 1.
You will find 2 bolts there that you have to pull up. After these are all disconnected, the bumper will be completely disconnected from the car Rear Bumper Removal The rear bumper removal is very similar to the front. Remove the clips and torx bolts that secure the fender liner. Remove these screws on both sides of the car, then peel the liner away. Here is how to remove the front bumper cover on your B6 generation Audi A4. Just a few quick pics.
There are a couple screws that are keeping the fender liner in tight, and then one torx on each side that screws into the bumper. You will see that the rear bumper is marked where the factory fit parking sensor holes would be. Use a 2mm bit to drill a pilot hole then go through with the hole saw from the front. They are for the horns, fog lights and the headlight washers. With everything disconnected you can now remove the bumper.
Front Bumper Installation Installation is a straight forward reverse of the removal steps. Here is a close up of the Torks head inside You are done with the top. There are two 10mm nuts inside the fender. Undo the 4 bolts 7. Do both sides of the car. I didn't realise how weedy the 2. Before you can remove the bumper, you will need to remove the rear interior panels to get access to the mounting hardware for the bumper cover.
Carefully remove the bumper from the car. If you find that the bumpers is not moving forward easily, you may not have loosened the two allen bolts enough. Before you can fully remove the bumper you will have to disconnect two electrical plugs and the headlight washer line it's a quick disconnect fitting so undo the clip and pull out the line. I have seen that some of you are using a flat screwdriver with a width that fit the T30 head. Remove three screws on each side of the car. This could result in an auto-level error in your dash meaning the headlights are no longer adjusted.
There are six 10mm nuts holding the bumper guard to the chassis on each side red arrows. Peel back the fender liner and remove the last torx bolt along with three nuts that hold the bumper arrows. This step is similar to the front: This is what the driver's side looks like after the trunk liner is removed After the 10 mm nuts are removed, you have to remove the screws in the wheel well. I am an Aircraft Engineer leaving in South Florida for the past 10 years. I have been racing cars in Europe for 8 years. Slacked rear wheel nuts 2. Pull the plastic fender and remove the 2 screws Setup 4 If you now look closely inside, you will see the two 10mm nut that need to be removed.