Audi Cars 1999-05

Console

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Removal & Installation



Front Center Console


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Fig. Removing the front console bolts

  1. Remove the 4 mounting bolts (1).
  2.  


NOTE
When reinstalling, torque to 44 inch lb. (5 Nm).

  1. Remove the front center console (2).
  2.  

Removing using following procedure:


NOTE
Remove rear center console prior to removing the front console.

  1. Removing trim piece for instrument panel centerpiece
  2.  


    Unbolt heating control from instrument panel centerpiece
     
    Unclip cover
     
    Remove nut
     
    Remove bolts (4x)
     
    Detach the center console at position shown and pull it rearward to remove.
     


To install :

  1. When installing, center console must be inserted into clip.
  2.  
  3. Install the cover (3).
  4.  
  5. Install the nuts (4) and tighten to 31 inch lb. (3.5 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install mounting clip (5).
  8.  

Rear/Center Console
  1. Remove the parking brake lever trim.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 2 mounting bolt cover clips to expose mounting bolts on the front console.
  4.  
  5. Open the ashtray cover and lift the ashtray up and out.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retaining nut.
  8.  

If necessary, remove the armrest.

  1. Pull up the parking brake lever, lift the rear center console slightly and it detach from the front center console at the front.
  2.  
  3. Remove the 2 mounting bolts to the front console.
  4.  


NOTE
When installing, torque to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm).

  1. Remove the cassette tray.
  2.  
  3. Lift the rear center console toward the front, over parking brake lever, and remove it.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the Data Link Connector (DLC) from the center console.
  6.  

To install

Installation is reverse order of removal.

 
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