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How to change the alternator on an Audi A3 (2008 to 2012)

Do you need to replace the alternator on your Audi A3 (2008 to 2012 models) but don't know where to start? This video tutorial shows you step-by-step how to do it!

The video was filmed in our workshop where we strip down and rebuild every car when producing our world-famous car repair manuals. Our 2008 to 2012 Audi A3 manual contains even more videos like this one, and covers 08 to 62 reg plates for the Hatchback (3-door) and Sportback (5-door) with 1.6 litre (1599cc), 1.9 litre (1896cc) and 2.0 litre (1968cc) Turbo-Diesel engines.

Note: Our manual does NOT cover petrol models, Quattro or Cabriolet, Does NOT cover new Audi A3 range introduced September 2012 .​

Click here to get our 2008 to 2012 Audi A3 manual in both digital or print.