Removal and installation of the sensor of a rain. Audi A4 (from 2001 to 2005 release)
Service of Audi A4 from 2001 to 2005 release.
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
8.1. Hinged elements of a body
8.2. Doors, locks of doors and hatch of a roof
8.3. Body glazing
8.3.1. Removal and installation of the sensor of a rain
8.3.2. Removal of a windshield
8.3.3. Preparation for glass installation
8.3.4. Installation of a windshield
8.3.5. Removal of the intact side glass
8.3.6. Preparation for glass installation
8.3.7. Installation of side glass
8.3.8. Removal of the intact back glass
8.3.9. Removal of the broken back glass
8.3.10. Preparation for glass installation
8.3.11. Installation of back glass
9. Schemes of electric equipment
 







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8.3.1. Removal and installation of the sensor of a rain

NOTE
At removal of the sensor of a rain there is a damage of a film. Therefore before installation it should be replaced.

Fig. 8.82. Windshield components: 1 – windshield; 2 – glue roller; 3 – buffer of 5 pieces; 4 – keder; 5 – a cover of the water taking away box



Removal of the sensor of a rain
The rear-view mirror has to be removed.

Fig. 8.83. Rain sensor components


Remove brackets 3 from a fixing plate of 1 leg of a mirror (fig. 8.83).
Disconnect the rain sensor socket.
Take out the rain sensor from a mirror leg.
At the same time on a windshield remains pasted a film from the sensor.
If former glass is established, completely remove a film from glass.
Clear a surface by means of a cleaner of D 009 401 04.

Installation of the sensor of a rain

Fig. 8.84. Removal of a film from the surface of the sensor of a rain


If necessary remove the film remains from the sensor of a rain (fig. 8.84).

NOTE
If the former sensor of a rain is installed, then act as follows.

In addition clear a surface by means of a cleaner of D 009 401 04.

ATTENTION
On the surface of the sensor there should not be film remains.


Fig. 8.85. Removal of silicone paper


Remove silicone paper from a film of the sensor (fig. 8.85).
The transparent protective film at first remains on a sensor film as supportive application.

Fig. 8.86. Laying of a protective film


Arrange a sensor film by means of a transparent protective film on the sensor of a rain (fig. 8.86).

Fig. 8.87. Pressing of a protective film


Press a film, as shown in the figure 8.87 in the direction of an arrow, to the sensor of a rain and smooth bubbles.

Fig. 8.88. Removal of a protective film


After that remove a transparent protective film from a film of the sensor (fig. 8.88).
Spray a sensor film on all surface a cleaner of D 009 401 04 and insert the sensor into a mirror leg.

ATTENTION
For excellent job of the sensor of a rain on the surface of contact with a windshield there should not be foreign inclusions and bubbles.

Establish an assembly bracket of the sensor on a mirror leg.


8.3. Body glazing

8.3.2. Removal of a windshield