[A4] Shop Manual...

JP jp at tulane.edu
Fri May 21 09:56:15 EDT 2004

Yeah, and try to find any kind of maintenance schedule of any kind in the
That said, is the Bentley manual the "factory" manual, the one they use at
the dealers, or is the factory manual a separate thing?


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From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Dan DiBiase
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 8:48 AM
To: Richard Hurt; a4 at audifans.com
Cc: Igor Kessel
Subject: Re: [A4] Shop Manual...

...and then there is the infamous 'reassembly is the reverse of
Dan D
'04 A4 1.8T q MT-6
Central NJ USA
(and Bentley for my MG's)

Richard Hurt <rhurt at thepoint.net> wrote:
Generally I would agree with the recommendation to get a Bently, but I 
have not been to happy with mine so far. The information I have looked 
for has been pretty sparse. It only has about 2 pages on replacing the 
front control arms & tie rods. And most of those instructions are 
pretty vague: step 1 - remove the tie rods.

I have always purchased Bentley manual for all of my other cars and have 
been extremely happy. But, so far I am not impressed with the A4 one. 
Maybe I just need to get in a do a little more work on the car. :)


Igor Kessel wrote:
> Stock, Nicholas wrote:
>> Hi, seeing as my old email address didn't work (?), can I ask for 
>> opinions
>> on the best manual for the A4 to get hold of?
> Nick,
> it is the one by Bentley, no doubt about that. You can get it for $70 
> from Uwe Ross if you buy his VAG-COM.
> www.ross-tech.com
> IMO money will be very well spent on both.

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