One thing I will say, is that if your changing just an outer sensor like I was then you only need to remove just the one side. 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. You can slide the belt off the water pump pulley with the fins if you are careful, then the belt can be wiggled off the bottom small drive pulley. If you have parking sensors take care not to strain the wires which pass through the body on the left side as you lower the bumper to the floor. You will need someone to give you a hand with that. It is a long bar with a thread on one end and a circular end on the other.
Rog Just like to say thanks to Simon690 for his excellent guide. The bar has large clips on the side which hold it in place. Remove the rear bumper reinforcement. Anyway I managed to track down some sensors on Ebay, apparently original Audi parts, so I chanced my arm and bought 3. If there is no panel in the bumper bar, then the location will be under the bumper bar somewhere and you will need to look for it. Install rear bumper in reverse order of removal.
Those clips are unbelievebly strong! Install 2 bolt and nuts through the bottom of the impact bar. Look at your wheel well, remove all screws and the two plastic pin-screws from the about 5cm x 25cm plastic peace in the wheel well quite visible. Then remove the scrivets from the lover edge of the bar. Remove grilles and any other fittings secured to the rear bumper. Start by removing the lower grille. Do both sides of the car. It can be a bit of a pain but it can be done.
Remove two screws from bottom of bumper assembly. With everything disconnected you can now remove the bumper. Unbolt bumper from bumper support. Remove four fasteners and four retaining screws from top of bumper assembly. After the headlights are out, you will be able to look down the front of the fender and see 3 10mm nuts which hold the bumper on. If you find that the bumpers is not moving forward easily, you may not have loosened the two allen bolts enough.
You don't need to reactivate the Bose afterwards. A slight contortion of the bumper is required to release it from these clips before walking it backwards off the car lift the side of the bumper from underneath and then pull outwards to unclip - you'll know when you've achieved it! This morning I replaced a rear parking sensor and in the spirit of giving back I've taken a lot from the forum so it only seems fair I took a few pictures to help others who might need to remove the rear bumper from their A6. This could result in an auto-level error in your dash meaning the headlights are no longer adjusted. Also as a writer previously mentioned when pulling down really hard on the sides of the bumper bar, I found that if both sides were pulled outwards more so than down it released very easily, due to the way the sides of the bar clip into the body molding. Reinstall fasteners between wheel well and bumper. Remove four bumper mounting bolts from under of vehicle.
I think it looks good, I hope my new tips come soon! You will find 2 bolts there that you have to pull up. Will be ordering a new right rear sensor on Monday! The big plastic screw does not need to come off. And yeah newer cars are extremely difficult to work on. The side of the bumper on A4's is held in place by large retaining clips top and bottom. Also, when the description says the bumper is clipped to the bodywork, is this all around or just adjacent to the wheel arches as pictured? S4 and S4 Avant Convertible 2006-08 S4 and S4 Avant Wagon 2005 From chassis 8E-5-400000.
Do the same for the other side. I will show it using my Rieger front, however its the same for the stock bumper as well. Zip Code Item Quantity Low High Labor - Replace The Audi A4 Rear Bumper Paint new bumper cover to match existing boday color. These resources deliver honest real world ownership perspectives and useful facts for anyone researching the cost to replace the rear bumper on the Audi A4. Here is how to remove the front bumper cover on your B6 generation Audi A4.
Remove any clips or bolts holding the belly pan to the bumper not all of them are shown in the photo. Remove two screws from side of bumper assembly. There are a couple more bolts at the top of the wheel well that are not shown in this photo. Wasn't a bad job, probably took me just over two hours, including washing behind the bumper, and hoovering the spare wheel well etc. Themed Submission Days When posting an image for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. 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.
Next remove the scuff plate at the boot opening and fold the carpet back. The rear bumper cover on the Audi A4 can be removed rather simply. When you get the bumper to move, you will see this on the driver's side: You will have to disconnect the three labeled connections. Remove four bumper mounting bolts from under of vehicle. Just move the rubber splash guards out of the way so you can see the bolts up under there.