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Rechargeable Riveter
Model: VAS5279B
Superseded To:



The rechargeable power riveter VAS 5279B is required for body repairs on the Audi A2/Audi A8/Audi TT/Audi R8 (all aluminium bodies).
The tool was developed to meet Audi specifications for the following service and repair procedures:
Removing punch rivets
Aligning body flanges
Preparing holes for solid rivets
Embossing for solid rivets
Drawing in solid rivets
Aluminium solid rivets should be used for repair work. These can be ordered from the Parts Division in Kassel (VWGoA Parts System) as standard parts.
Aluminium solid rivets: Diameter 4 mm, length 8 mm, part no. N 103 239 01
Solid rivets made from aluminium: Diameter 4 mm, length 12 mm, part no. N 103 240 01
Solid rivets made from aluminium: Diameter 5.3 mm, length 6 mm, part no. N 909 261 02
Solid rivets made from aluminium: Diameter 5.3 mm, length 7.5 mm, part no. N 911 365 01
The screw clips included in the items supplied are used to fix the new body parts in place.
Note: The repair procedure is described in the workshop manual.

Items supplied

1 plastic case
1 charger
1 C-frame type SNK 50 A
1 dust cap
1 spacer for C-frame type SNK 50 A
1 electro-hydraulic hand unit with rechargeable battery
1 replacement battery
20 positioning clips, diameter 2.4 mm
20 positioning clips, diameter 4.0 mm
20 positioning clips, diameter 4.8 mm
1 tool insert
Stamp and die plate for respective repair procedures (including 3.2 mm diameter punch rivet from series production)
1 lubricant
1 set of operating instructions


24 months


Avdel Deutschland GmbH

ASE 435 120 02 000

Tool Requirements

Tool Number VAS5279B
Availability SUPERSEDED
Superseded To VAS6790
Tool Class Collision Equipment
VW US Requirement Equivalent
VW US Auto Ship Number
AUDI US Requirement Equivalent
AUDI US Auto Ship Number
VW Canada Requirement Equivalent
AUDI Canada Requirement Equivalent

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