2000 A6 2.7T driveshaft removal

Peter Golledge petergolledge at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 19:02:27 PST 2012

Alternate heat with propane torch and penetrating oil.  An impact bit on
low after that if you have access to one.  Same treatment works for those
stubborn axle flange bolts.

Peter Golledge
On Feb 25, 2012 4:18 PM, "Dave Fain" <kf21857 at gmail.com> wrote:

> My A6 has the dreaded center support wobble.  I have removed the exhaust
> and all the heat shields.  The Allen head bolts on either end of the
> driveshaft refuse to budge.  Before I get a bigger wrench and strip out the
> heads, are they installed with Loctite or something that would require
> heating?  I was expecting to see Torx fasteners but they are regular Allen
> head bolts.
> thanks,
> Dave
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