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Audi > A4, S4 (B6, B7) > 2002-2008 Body Exterior 63 - Removal and Installation . Front Bumper
Removing

Remove screws - 1 - from upper bumper cover - 2 - . Only on RS 4

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Remove screws - 1 - from upper bumper cover - 2 - . Remove screw - 4 - from inside of fender - 3 - . Note: Screw is only accessible after you have pulled the wheel housing liner back. Spring nut - 5 - placed on bumper cover.

Remove bolts and quick release screws - 1 - and - 2 - . Rear noise insulation (quick release screws - 3 - ) remains installed. Note: For the sake of a better illustration, the wheels are shown removed in the illustrations.

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Loosen left and right wheelhousing liners in front area - arrows - .

Pull back wheelhousing liner - arrow A - . Remove bolt - 2 - and nuts - 1 - . Note: On RS4 models, you must also loosen a screw on the inside of the fender . Unclip bumper rear edge from catch - arrow B - . Repeat procedure on opposite side of the vehicle.

Release catches - 1 - to - 4 - using a screwdriver - arrow - and remove air intake grille on left and right on bottom part of bumper. On vehicles as of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 400 001 Loosen adjustment screw - 3 - at support piece - 5 - .

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When doing so, mounting bracket - 4 - moves in support piece - 5 - and releases bumper cover - 1 - .

Unthread left and right retaining bolts for bumper approx. 15 rotations - arrow - . Note: On vehicles as of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 400 001, you must completely unscrew retaining screws Pull lock carrier slightly toward front.

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If installed, disconnect hose - 1 - to headlight cleaning system and reserve washer fluid in a clean container for re-use. Disconnect harness connector(s) - 2 - to bumper. Installing Installation is the reverse of removal, noting the following: Note: Before installing bumper, check for the presence of threaded pins at bumper rear edge as well as expanding clips and sleeves in the fenders.

Slide bumper onto shock absorber and re-connect hose - 1 - of headlight cleaning system and electrical harness connectors - 2 - . Move bumper into installation position. Make sure that the threaded pins in bumper side edges engage into holes at the fenders.

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Pull back wheelhousing liner - arrow A - . Engage bumper rear edge into catch - arrow B - . Tighten nuts - 1 - to 4 Nm and bolt - 2 - to 1 Nm. Repeat procedure on opposite side of the vehicle.

Tighten left and right retaining bolts for bumper to 23 Nm - arrow - . Install left and right air intake grille on bumper. Rest of installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
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