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
21. Brake system
22. A body
22.1. The general data
22.2. Care of a body
22.3. Care of an upholstery and rugs
22.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
22.5. A forward bumper
22.6. Adjustment of position of a forward bumper
22.7. A back bumper
22.8. Adjustment of position of a back bumper
22.9. Check of the shock-absorber of blow
22.10. A forward wing
22.11. A cowl
22.12. Radiator facing
22.13. A cable of opening of the lock of a cowl
22.14. A door upholstery
22.15. A forward door and a door arm
22.16. Glass of a forward door
22.17. Стеклоподъемник a forward door
22.18. The lock of a forward door
22.19. The handle of a forward door
22.20. Wind and back has flown down
22.21. A ware box
22.22. The cylinder of the lock of a ware box
22.23. Casings of a steering column
22.24. The central console
22.25. An internal rear-view mirror
22.26. The internal rear-view mirror fixed on a roof
22.27. The panel of devices
22.28. A forward seat
22.29. A pillow of a back seat
22.30. A back of a back seat
22.31. A carpet covering
22.32. Elements of an upholstery of an interior
22.33. A windscreen cleaner
22.34. Washer nozzles
23. Heating and air-conditioning system
24. An electric equipment
25. Electric schemes


22.2. Care of a body

Regularly check a body condition. Otherwise corrosion of separate sites of a body can lead to its strong damage and further – to expensive repair. It is necessary to pay attention to the latent parts of the car, for example, to the bottom, arches of wheels and the bottom part of a motor compartment, and also to body parts under an upholstery. A basic element of care of a body is the sink. Wash a body with a considerable quantity of water a soft sponge or a brush. It is impossible to wash a varnish covering with a stream with a strong pressure. Pour over the car from a hose and смойте a dirt from top to down. Often rinse a sponge. Wipe the car pure rags. Apply only high-quality degreasing washing substances. For the purpose of protection of a surface of a body in water for a sink add washing preservatives. It is forbidden to wash and dry the car on the sun as on a varnish surface there can be stains. Salt which strew roads, has harmful influence on a car body.
After a sink of the car because of humidity efficiency of action of brakes decreases. It is recommended to dry brake disks short-term pressing a brake pedal in a start of motion.

Purely washed up and dried up varnish covering is necessary for processing every 3 month preserving means to protect a surface of the car from atmospheric influence by creation беспористого a water-repellent wax layer.
The flowed out fuel, oil or greasing, and also brake liquid at once to remove, colour of a varnish covering differently will change.
Surface processing is necessary for repeating, if water does not gather in drops, and spreads on a surface. Regular processing by preserving means promotes safety of shine of a varnish covering.
There is also other possibility of protection of varnish coverings – by means of washing preservatives. However washing preservatives provide reliable protection of varnish coverings only in the event that are used at each sink of the car and is not more rare than in 2–3 weeks.
After use washing (пенообразующих) means additional processing of a surface by preservatives especially is recommended .

The prevention
Preservation cannot be spent on the open sun.

Polishing of a varnish surface is necessary only in the event that it has faded owing to insufficient leaving, influence of the dust, harmful gases, weather conditions and preserving means cannot restore its shine.
It is not necessary to apply rough polishing pastes and chemically active polishing means, despite preliminary good results.
Before polishing the car is necessary for washing up and carefully to dry up. Further to adhere to the instruction on use of polishing means.
It is necessary to polish with small sites in order to avoid premature drying of polish. After surface processing by some polishing means additional preservation is necessary. It is forbidden to polish on the open sun. Matte varnish surfaces cannot be processed preserving and polishing means.

Removal of bitumen stains
Bitumen stains quickly get into varnish coverings, and to remove them completely already it is impossible. Fresh stains can be deduced moistened in a special liquid for deducing of bitumen stains by a soft rag. In case of emergency it is necessary to use usual gasoline, kerosene or turpentine.

Removal of insects
Insects contain substances which can damage a varnish film if them quickly not to remove. Use weak slightly warm soap either washing solution or special means for removal of insects.

Care of details from artificial materials
From an imitation leather, a headlight, and also the details painted in matte black colour, it is possible to wash plastic details, seats with water with addition of special washing-up liquids. It is not recommended to wet. Plastic details can be processed if necessary special cleaners. Not to use at all nitrosolvent or gasoline.

Care of rubber consolidations
Condensing or sliding surfaces periodically to strew talc or to spray silicone аэрозолью. It will keep their elasticity and will exclude a scratch at closing of doors. To eliminate unpleasant sounds it is possible, having wiped adjoining surfaces liquid soap.

Disks of wheels
Legkosplavnye disks of wheels demand leaving, especially in a cold season. For this purpose it is possible to use special means for clearing of disks. It is impossible to apply active, кислотосодержащие, сильнощелочные and rough cleaners or water in temperature from above + 60 С.

Seat belts
It is necessary to wash seat belts with a weak soap solution, without removing them. Not to subject to their dry cleaning which can cause destruction of fibres. Belts with automatic winding to braid in the dried up condition, if necessary to use a special aerosol for the best sliding. It is not recommended to dry belts at temperature from above 80 С and on the open sun.

22.1. The general data

22.3. Care of an upholstery and rugs