When to replace the Brake Drum on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Drum : 100000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 SDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 D, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TD,GTD, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.4, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.4, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) Citystromer, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GL, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI Syncro (1HX1) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Drum for GOLF III (1H1) and other VW models
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Brake Drum
Replacement: brake drum – VW Golf 3. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Multipurpose grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 24
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Water pump pliers
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake drum – VW Golf 3. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the brake drums on VW Golf 3 in pair for the rear axle. Disregarding the parts state. It ensures even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left brake drums on the same axle.
  • When replacing the brake drums, be sure to also change the brake shoes.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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