Drive Axle removal on 2000 Audi A6 Quattro

I have two busted axle boots I am thinking about trying to change the drive axle out myself. Can anyone help me with step by step instructions with pictures on how to change the drive axles out.

by in Atlantic Beach, FL on October 15, 2009
3 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by on October 15, 2009
You should invest in a repair manual, go to or The alldata online subscription is $25.00, and you will have the info for other repairs should you need it.
COMMENT by on October 23, 2009
I have saved myself over $400 by doing both of my front drive axle replacements. The dealer wanted to charge me over a $1000.00 and another Auto repair shop that works on foreign cars wanted $600.00. Try it yourself sometimes and you may be able to save yourself lots of money.
ANSWER by on April 27, 2010
I am looking for answer for the same question
COMMENT by on April 27, 2010
does anyone have instruction that accompany pictures of how to replace the axel for 00 audi a6 quattro
COMMENT by on September 01, 2010
when I did mine I got a manual, the average metric tool set will work but you will need a spline bit tool for the drive shaft bolts (about 70 bucks) it's not a allen or torks and you will only strip them out if you try to use one. the manual has detailed pick but read it first I do maintenance work by trade and it only took about a hour to do both
ANSWER by on May 12, 2011
Step by step instructions with pictures at this website ;

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