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Audi A3 (8L, 1996-2003) service and repair manuals

A repair manual for your Audi A3 (type 8L, 1996-2003)? Here are Haynes and other workshop manuals to service Audi cars. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

Audi A3 - Petrol & Diesel (1996 - May 2003) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Audi A3, petrol and diesel.

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 SOHC (1595 cc, engine codes AEH, AKL, APF, AVU and BFQ)
- 1.8 DOHC (1781 cc, AGN and APG)
- 1.8 DOHC turbo (1781 c, AUQ, AUM, ARZ, ARY, ARX, AQA, APP, AJQ and AGU).

Diesel engines:
- 1.9 Turbo (1896 cc, ASV, AGR, AHF and ALH)
- 1.9 Turbo unit injector (1896 cc, ASZ and ATD).

Production years: 1996-5/2003.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the A3 Quattro, the S3 or the Tiptronic transmission.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Audi A3 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol and diesel engines (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Author:Peter Gill, Andy Legg
Specs:352 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.7 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.67 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2015)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (4253)
EAN:9781785210150
Book: Audi A3 - Petrol & Diesel (1996 - May 2003) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Audi A3 - Petrol & Diesel (1996 - May 2003)

Language: English

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Audi A3 - Diesel 1.9 TDI 90, 100, 110 et 130 ch (9/1996-6/2003) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 616.2)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 616) covering the Audi A3 TDI diesel models.

Diesel engines: 1896 cc - 90 hp (AGR, ALH), 100 hp (ATD, AXR), 110 hp (AHF) and 130 hp (ASZ).

Production years: 9/1996-6/2003.

This Revue Technique for the Audi A3 TDI Diesel describes extensively service and repair of the diesel engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump, injection pump and injectors).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
  • Partly in colour.
Specs:290 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, )
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 616.2)
EAN:9782726861615
Book: Audi A3 - Diesel 1.9 TDI 90, 100, 110 et 130 ch (9/1996-6/2003) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 616.2)

Audi A3 - Diesel 1.9 TDI 90, 100, 110 et 130 ch (9/1996-6/2003)

Language: French

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Audi A3 - 1.9 Liter Dieselmotor (1995-2000/2001) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Audi A3 1.9 D.

Versions: Ambiente, Ambition and Attraction.

Diesel engines: 1.9 L (66 kW/90 hp, engine codes AGR and AHL / 81 kW/110 hp, AHF).

Production years: 1995-2000/2001.

Pages of the book [1247] Audi A3 - 1.9 Liter Diesel (1995-2000/2001) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Audi A3 1.9 D provides detailed instructions for work on the diesel engine (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:200 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2001)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (1247)
EAN:9783716820100
Book: Audi A3 - 1.9 Liter Dieselmotor (1995-2000/2001) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Audi A3 - 1.9 Liter Dieselmotor (1995-2000/2001)

Language: German

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Audi A3 - Limousine und Quattro - 1.9 L Diesel mit Direkteinsprizung (7/2000-3/2004) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Audi A3 Diesel, saloon and Quattro.

Diesel engines: 1.9 litre (100 and 130 hp, with unit injectors - Pumpe/Düse).

Production years: 7/2000-3/2004.

Pages of the book [1276] Audi A3 - 1.9 L Diesel PD (7/2000-3/2004) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Audi A3 Diesel provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:188 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2004)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (1276)
EAN:9783716820605
Book: Audi A3 - Limousine und Quattro - 1.9 L Diesel mit Direkteinsprizung (7/2000-3/2004) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Audi A3 - Limousine und Quattro - 1.9 L Diesel mit Direkteinsprizung (7/2000-3/2004)

Language: German

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Audi A3 - Benziner und Diesel (6/1996-4/2003) - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 110) on the Audi A3, petrol and diesel.

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 L (74 kW/101 hp, 07/96-08/00)
- 1.6 L (75 kW/102 hp, 09/00-04/03)
- 1.8 L (92 kW/125 hp, 06/96-04/03)
- 1.8 L (110 kW/150 hp, 12/96-04/03)
- 1.8 L (132 kW/180 hp, 09/98-04/03)
- 1.8 L (154 kW/210 hp, 09/98-08/01)
- 1.8 L (165 kW/225 hp, 09/01-04/03)

Diesel engines:
- 1.9 L (66 kW/90 hp, 06/96-09/01)
- 1.9 L (74 kW/101 hp, 10/01-04/03)
- 1.9 L (81 kW/110 hp, 01/98-09/01)
- 1.9 L (96 kW/130 hp, 09/00-04/03)

Production years: 06/1996-04/2003.

The initial section of this manual on the Audi A3 covers inspection and daily maintenance of the petrol and diesel engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • 19 clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:320 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:540 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2017)
Series:So wird's gemacht (110)
EAN:9783768810586
Book: Audi A3 - Benziner und Diesel (6/1996-4/2003) - So wird's gemacht

Audi A3 - Benziner und Diesel (6/1996-4/2003)

Language: German

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Audi A3 - Benzin- und Dieselmotoren (6/1996-2003) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 209, reprint) for maintenance of the Audi A3.

Petrol engines: 1.6 (101 hp), 1.8 (125 hp), 1.8 Turbo (150 and 180 hp).

Diesel engines: 1.9 TDI (90 and 110 hp).

Production years: 6/1996-2003.

Pages of the book [JH 209] Audi A3 (6/1996-2003) (1)

  • This owner's guide describes the technology of the Audi A3.
  • Comprehensive instructions for the replacement of current parts such as: shock absorbers, brake pads, brake discs, master cylinder and brake fluid / door mirrors, fuel cap, grille, bumpers, bonnet, tailgate, interior trim and seats / alternator and starter motor, voltage regulator, headlamps, tail lights / air filter, drivebelt, thermostat, coolant, oil filter and spark plugs.
  • Complete with adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:304 pages, 26.5 x 20 cm / 10.4 x 7.9 in, paperback
Illustrations:372 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 2016)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (209)
EAN:9783613019676
Book: Audi A3 - Benzin- und Dieselmotoren (6/1996-2003) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Audi A3 - Benzin- und Dieselmotoren (6/1996-2003)

Language: German

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Audi A3 - benzyna i diesel (typu 8L, 06/1996-04/2003) Sam naprawiam samochód

Bogato ilustrowany fachowy poradnik poświęcony obsłudze i naprawie samochodów Audi A3 produkowanych od 06/1996 do 04/2003 w wersjach hatchback 3- i 5-drzwiowy.

Silniki benzynowe:
- 1.6 L (101 i 102 KM)
- 1.8 L (125, 150, 180, 210 i 225 KM)

Silniki wysokoprężne turbodoładowane:
- 1,9 TDI (90, 101, 110 i 130 KM).

  • Podano m.in. plan obsługi, opis czynności obsługowych i naprawczych możliwych do wykonania we własnym zakresie, tablice wykrywania niesprawności, momenty dokręcania połączeń gwintowych oraz schematy instalacji elektrycznej.
  • Polskie wydanie książki "So wird's gemacht".
Author:Hans-Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:372 pages, 24.5 x 19.5 x 1.8 cm / 9.7 x 7.7 x 0.71 in, paperback
Illustrations:568 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Wydawnictwa Komunikacji i Łączności WKŁ (PL, 2010)
Series:Sam naprawiam samochód
EAN:9788320617566
Book: Audi A3 - benzyna i diesel (typu 8L, 06/1996-04/2003) Sam naprawiam samochód

Audi A3 - benzyna i diesel (typu 8L, 06/1996-04/2003)

Language: Polish

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