I found this .... Though not the best design - it is doable with simple tools. Note: my car is: Audi 2003 / 2004 Quattro A4 3.01. Remove weather stripping (3/4" thick strip across top of sheet metal between engine and fire wall (just give it a tug to get it going) 2. Remove plastic shield covering battery (remove the small one above the battery to give youself some leverage point). To remove the large plastic piece just pull up on the front edge of it first (along the entire edge) - there will be a metal clip or two unless they fell off. Then pull it out of the recessed edge (other side) - it comes out as one piece. Note where the metal clips were! :)
3. Lay cloth on side of car. :)
4. If you have time run to Sears (or local tool shop) and buy metric allen heads for your nut-driver or socket set nut-driver. This will save you a headache....
5. Remove the positive and negative leads (I like to wrap the + cable in cloth so it doesn't touch anything....
6. My radio etc. were all fine. Alarm was fine so no need to do the battery trick... 7. If you don't have a nut-driver/allen set (like me since it was Sunday night) just use a #6 allen wrench with a ball tip (not necessary but helps) 8. The screw that holds the battery wedge in place is in a terrible spot - the front center of the battery. If they had only made a cut-out in the sheet metal this would be simple. But....they didnt' So use your allen wrench along with some pliers to un-do the cap-head screw. Don't worry, it is locked into the plastic piece so it won't fall into the bottom of the engine compartment. 9. Slide the battery screw over out of the way 10. Remove the breather tube on the + side of the battery 11. Tilt the battery backwards, slide it out - Again, Audi, just another 1/4" here would have been nice!!! you may have to cut the zip-tie on the + cable cover to get the battery out. I did. 12. put new battery in 13. Replace all the gear in reverse order.
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you will have to remove door panel,there will be about 4 to 5 bolts holding the motor on you will have to remove,pull glass up and take off,two bolts one on each side,always replace regulator with the motor.
if you lay in front of the car there behind lower grill right in front is the starter they have 2 to 3 bolts make sure diconect battery first then take off the bolts and pull starter bolts one top one bottom then pull off old put on new make sure to clean the wires with a wire brush so have good contact should take maybe hour and a half
jack vehicle up ,then put jack under the side you want to change and take weight of vehicle -just - the undo shockabsorber and the front radias arm bolt and then lower it down ,just change the spring and then jack it up again and refix the bolts your took out
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its simple, you will not have any trouble. after you loosen the bolts for the water pump pulley, take the belt off, then take pulley off,take water pump off... 5 bolts. I would buy factory JAG parts, the book says to replace the bolts, torque to 8nm + 90 degrees
There's 2 bolts at the top f the unit which u
need to take right out and 2 bolts at the back of the unit which
are on a slide so only have to be loosened to slide the headlight out... then twist and pull the socket out of the assembly and change bulb.. reverse to put back on
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