As soon as you verify that the new fan does indeed come on along with the auxiliary fan, turn the car off as you haven't yet refilled the coolant. I've managed to rope my brother into doing the job being he is a trained mechanic and all. This article applies to the Audi A4 B8 2008-2015. This opens up the drain valve. This article applies to the Audi A4 B8 2008-2015. They stay with the bumper when you remove it. I brought an approved audi A3from a dealership in August '05.
Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I think that's a B5 that has service position for doing the cambelt, can't say for sure you still don't have to, but I think there is room on a B6, B5 rad was literally 2 inches of the drivebelts. I used 2 jacks, 2 jack stands, set emergency brake and blocked back tires. If you have access to a lift or rails, then that would be the most ideal and easy way to do it. My advice, therefore, is to have a drain pan handy. This project is not particularly difficult, but it involves many fasteners and components and a few tricks I'll show you along the way.
Took me 5 hours by myself, and changed the oil while I was under there. Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. The thermostat is a little device that works as a gate in the Audi A3. You can then remove the condenser itself. Figure 9 Here you can see that the bumper has cleared the black bumper support ram it's a tight fit in a slot in the aluminum part of the bumper--the same slot where the headlight washer hose fits. Figure 3 This view of the driver's side grille should give you an idea of the configuration of the clips on the back of the grille.
Despite the fact that you have probably already drained the coolant from every possible outlet, there will still be coolant in the system, and it will come out when you remove the lower hose. In the above pic the clips have already been removed. What is likely to be the cause of the coolant leak? It's possible that a smaller rod might not hold the weight of the radiator support panel as well, but you could supplement the rods by placing something on the floor under the panel. Supposedly its for a non-quattro. We stock radiator support parts for most Audi models including , , , , , , , , , , , , and.
Installation is the reverse of removal. The thermostat is a little device that works as a gate in the Audi. Step 6 — Re-install components Installation is the reverse of removal. At that point you can remove your bumper skirt. Just ignore the fact that we didn't remove it.
The thing is my original radiator doesnt seem to have it and the thermal fan switch is located in the lower radiator hose just like it shows Never mind I got it. October 3, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: What vehicle year and model and what intercooler brand and model? Your goal is to free the bumper from these claws. This part is also sometimes called Audi A3 Replacement Radiator Support. January 16, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback. Unplug the fan's electrical harness.
At this stage I'm unsure if this is a bad sign or not. This article applies to the Audi A6 C6 2004-2010. You can see it in the bottom picture to the right of the shiny hex head bolt. No stop leak ever and with new reservoir thermostat coolant hoses front and back and factory fan working properly. While you're here you can remove the 2x T30 bolts next to the upper headlight bolt. We re-assembled everything back to the point where we got the radiator put back on and radiator hoses connected. Unscrew the 3 bolts from the back of the pulley that hold the fan onto it.
This photo shows the connection at the base of the intercooler. Every once and in a while, you could notice your temperature gauge. Every once and in a while, you could notice your temperature gauge. It's a bit tricky the second time too, but never mind that. Thanks Mark hi there,after reading the posts,it seems i have a similar problem regarding the coolant. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your A3 for head gasket leakage.
Youre correct though something is not quite flowing optimally. Disconnect the hood release cable union by unclipping the plastic cover, then pulling the ball end out. Just so I have some idea of how much time I should put aside for the job. If anyone else has this problem or any clues what causes it then please please let me know. If only our cars would tell. It is held in place by a few clamps.
There are also 2 torx bolts in the center. Just set the whole shebang on a 5 gallon and then get yourself another one to sit on while you do the work. Have you ever used stop leak in the system That would explain a lot. Once I got a small gap opened up by tapping directly down, they came off fairly easily. Notice right behind the elbow is one fan bolt, thus why I removed it. April 17, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sure, the body will be the same. Slightly narked as the dealer I bought it from is suggesting it's a wear and tear part and not covered by thier warranty, the radiator in my Mk3 Cortina doesnt leak, it's only 38 years old.