Audi A4 Engine Cover Kit Install

December 12, 2009 |  by  |  Audi Maintenance

Dress up and protect your engine!

Most Audi A4 B6/B7 engines come “naked” from the factory. As a result, rain and debris can penetrate and harm the motor.  The engine bay doesn’t look too good as a result, either. The extremely simple method of installing Audi OEM engine covers, described below, will help you dress up and protect your engine in less than 5 minutes! Beat that.

Audi Models

  • Audi A4 B6/B7 (2002 – 2008)

Parts Required

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Tools Required



Step 1

Remove the weather stripping that goes across the engine bay and small engine cover to make room for the new covers.

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Step 2

Install the rain tray cover and secure it with the weather stripping.

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Step 3

Snap the battery cover onto the rain tray cover.

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Step 4

Install the left engine compartment cover. It should just sit in place. Some folks like to secure it with OEM bolts and hardware but it’s perfectly fine without them.

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Step 5

You are done! Enjoy your dressy and protected engine bay.

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