Audi A3

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi A3
+ Maintenance instruction
- Current leaving and service
   Schedule of routine maintenance
   General information on control
   Check of levels of liquids, control of leaks
   Check of a condition of tires and pressure in them
   Replacement of impellent oil and oil filter
   Check of a gear belt of a drive of GRM on existence of damages, wear measurement
   Check of brake system
   Check of fuel system
   Rotation and replacement of wheels. Antisliding chains
   Check of a condition and replacement of hoses of an impellent compartment, localization of leaks
   Check of functioning of system of cooling
   Check of a condition of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Visual check of tightness of a box of gear shifting
   Check of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of a condition of protective covers of power shafts
   Greasing of clamps of doors and lock cylinder
   Condition check, adjustment and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   Visual control of a seat belt and safety cushion block
   Check of a condition of the battery, care of it and charging
   Check of level of the RKPP transmission oil
   Replacement of the filter of air of salon
   Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
   Replacement of brake liquid
   Check and replacement of spark plugs
   Replacement of the fuel filter of the diesel engine
   Check of level of liquid of system of hydrostrengthening of a wheel
   Check of level of liquid of the main transfer of automatic transmission
   Oil replacement in coupling of Haldex of models with a full drive
   Check of a condition of driving ridge belts
   Check of level of the AT transmission liquid
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission and models with a full drive
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Elektroskhema


Replacement of impellent oil and oil filter



Long contact of skin to the fulfilled impellent oil is quite dangerous. Use protective cream and put on gloves during carrying out this procedure. The clothes which have become impregnated with oil replace immediately.

Frequent replacement of impellent oil is the main preventive procedure of the service, to the available amateur mechanic. Eventually oil is subject to a razzhizheniye and pollution that conducts to premature wear of the engine.

Impellent oil can be extorted by means of a special probe (is available at filling stations) through a tube щупа measurements of level of oil. After that it is necessary to fill system with oil, as a rule.

Do not pour out the fulfilled oil together with a household waste or otherwise. It can cause environmental pollution.

Expediently at replacement of oil to fix on the engine a label with brand of oil and its viscosity.

Application of oils of various types adversely affects operation of the engine. It is not recommended to mix various brands of oils also. Impellent oils of the same type and brand, but various viscosity in necessary cases, in particular in inter-season period, can mix up.

6.9 Unscrew the oil filter a tape key or HAZET 2171-1.

Petrol engine

Necessary tool:

· A viewing ditch or the hydrolift with supports (if oil is not sucked away).
· A head for an otvorachivaniye of a drain stopper.
· The special tool for a filter otvorachivaniye (a key for the filter. Tape key or HAZET 2171-1 tool).
· Capacity for collecting oil (if oil is not sucked away) by capacity not less than 5 l.

Necessary spare parts and expendables:

· Only if oil is not sucked away: an aluminum or copper sealing ring for a drain stopper (are sometimes delivered together with the oil filter).
· Oil filter. The boss of the oil filter and two sealing rings of a cover of the filter are necessary for the diesel engine.
· About 4.5 l of impellent oil. Apply the oil resolved by AUDI firm, address to Specifications.

Removal of impellent oil

1. Diesel engine: unscrew bolts of fastening and uncover cases of the oil filter. After that oil will flow out from the filter case in the oil pallet.
2. Remove impellent oil by means of the device for an otsasyvaniye through a mouth for the index of level of oil.
3. If the device for oil pumping out available is not present, merge oil. For this purpose establish the car on a horizontal platform.
The remark on security measures

When lifting and car installation on supports there is a danger! Therefore previously familiarize with car Poddomkrachivaniye's subsection.
4. Remove the bottom cover of an impellent compartment, address to the subsection Removal and installation of the bottom cover of an impellent compartment.
5. Substitute under the case pallet capacity for collecting the fulfilled oil.
6. Turn out from the case pallet a drain stopper and completely merge oil.


If in the fulfilled oil there is at a large number a metal shaving and wear products, it indicates existence задиров, for example, in bearings of a cranked shaft and shatunny bearings. For an exception of damages after the carried-out repair it is necessary to clear oil channels and hoses carefully. It is in addition necessary, if is available, to replace an oil radiator.

7. Then it is necessary to screw a drain stopper with a new sealing ring. It is not necessary to exceed the moments of an inhaling specified in Specifications, otherwise it can lead to violation of tightness and damages.
8. Lower the car on wheels.
Replacement of the oil filter
Petrol engine
9. Unscrew the oil filter. For this purpose there is a special tool, for example, a tape key of HAZET 2171-1. Collect following oil a rag.
10. Clear fuel a flange of the oil filter at the block of cylinders. If necessary remove the remained consolidation of the filter.
11. Cover a rubber sealing ring on the new oil filter with a thin layer of pure impellent oil.
12. Wrap manually the new oil filter. If consolidation of the filter adjoins to the block of cylinders, tighten the filter on 1/2 turns. Observe the instructions provided on the filter.
Diesel engine
13. Unscrew a cover-1-on the filter case, for example, a tape key or VW-3417 key.
14. Replace filtering element-4-, and also sealing rings-2-and-3-on a filter cover.
15. Screw a cover of the filter and tighten it the moment of 25 N of m.
Filling of impellent oil

At the first start of a turbodiesel after replacement of oil it is necessary to watch that the engine at first worked on single turns, the control lamp of pressure of oil will not go out yet. Only after achievement of necessary pressure of oil it is possible to increase gas. If gas is given at a burning control lamp, owing to insufficient amount of oil the turbokompressor can be damaged.

17. Open a cover and pour in new oil in a jellied mouth of a head of cylinders.


It is recommended to fill in at first oil on 0.5 l less. Warm up the engine and in some minutes, by means of the index, check oil level, if necessary add. Surplus of oil remove, consolidations of the engine and the catalytic converter otherwise can be damaged.

18. Oil level normal if it lies in a range (b). If oil lies in a range (and), oil is necessary for adding before marking (c) (address to an accompanying illustration).
19. After a trial trip check tightness of a drain stopper and the oil filter, if necessary carefully add oil.
20. 3 minutes later after an engine stop again check oil level, if necessary add or remove oil.
21. Establish the bottom cover of an impellent compartment, address to the subsection Removal and installation of the bottom cover of an impellent compartment.

Replacement of the oil filter.

Diesel engine

Stopper of a jellied mouth in a cover of a head of cylinders

Level of oil should lie between MAX and MIN labels (in a zone B)