Repair and service Audi A8 in body D2 with 1994 for 1999 of release.
1. Car operation
2. Maintenance service
3. Petrol engines of 2,8 l
4. Petrol engines of 3,7 and 4,2 l
5. Diesel engines of 2,5 l
6. Diesel engines of 3,3 l
7. Systems of ignition and injection of fuel of petrol engines
8. System of release of the fulfilled gases of cars with petrol engines
9. The power supply system of diesel engines
10. System of prestarting heating of diesel engines
11. System of release of the fulfilled gases of cars with diesel engines
12. Greasing system
13. Cooling system
14. Coupling
15. A transmission
16. Shaft of a drive of forward wheels
17. Features of a design of transmission of all-wheel drive cars
18. A suspension bracket
19. Wheels and tyres
20. A steering
20.1. The general data
20.2. A steering wheel with a safety pillow
20.3. A steering column
20.4. The steering mechanism
20.5. A tip of steering draught
20.6. The pump of the amplifier of a steering of cars with petrol engines of 2,8 l
20.7. Corners of installation of forward wheels
21. Brake system
22. A body
23. Heating and air-conditioning system
24. An electric equipment
25. Electric schemes


20.2. A steering wheel with a safety pillow

Before a detachment of the storage battery find out, whether there is at you a code of inclusion of a radio receiver.
Switch off ignition and disconnect a wire of "weight" from the storage battery.
Establish wheels for movement directly forward.

Fig. 14–1. The Steering wheel with a safety pillow: 1 – the top casing; 2 – ввинчивание a bolt, 5 Нм; 3, 5, 6, 8 – bolts, 1 Нм; 4 – the switch of adjustment of position of a steering column (for models with the steering column equipped with an electric drive of adjustment of its position); 7 – the bottom casing; 9 – the handle of adjustment of position of a steering column (for a steering column with a mechanical drive of adjustment of its position); 10 – a bolt, 3 Нм; 11 – a bolt, 2,5 Нм; 12 – bolt Torx, 6 Нм; 13 – a steering wheel; 14 – a nut, 40 Нм; or a bolt, 60 Нм; 15 – a safety pillow

Fig. 14–2. Unscrewing of a bolt of fastening of a pillow of safety to a steering wheel

Using a key, unscrew bolts Torx 12 (fig. 14–1) fastenings of a pillow the safety located on each side from the back party of a steering wheel (fig. 14–2).

The prevention
It is impossible to remove a steering wheel at the disconnected electric socket of a spiral of a steering wheel.

Incline back a pillow of safety 15 (fig. 14–1 see), disconnect an electric socket and remove a safety pillow.
Turn away bolts 8 and remove the top casing of 1 steering column.
Disconnect an electric socket from a steering wheel spiral.
Unscrew a nut (or a bolt) 14 and remove a steering wheel 13.
Having pulled on itself, remove facing of the bottom casing.
On models with mechanical adjustment of position of a steering column turn away a bolt and remove the handle of 9 adjustments of position of a steering column.
Turn away bolts and remove the bottom casing 7 steering columns.
On models with electric adjustment of position of a steering column disconnect an electric socket from the switch of management of adjustment of position of a steering column. Unscrew bolts of 3 fastenings of the switch and remove it.

Be convinced that forward wheels are established in movement position directly forward.
Establish a steering wheel and fix a nut, having tightened its moment 40 Нм. If the steering wheel fastens a bolt, use a new bolt and tighten its moment 60 Нм.
Check up, that the distance between casings of a steering column and a steering wheel made 3–4,5 mm.
The further installation is spent to sequences, return to removal.
Connect "a weight" wire to the storage battery.
Include a radio receiver and enter into it a code.
Lift glasses electric glass lifts upwards against the stop. Then press all switches стеклоподъемника once again, at least for 1 second, in position of closing for activation of the block of management glass lifts.
Establish time for hours.

20.1. The general data

20.3. A steering column