When to replace the Brake Drum on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Drum : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 1.7 SDI, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 SDI, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 D, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 50 1.0, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.3, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 75 1.6, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 45 1.0, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 100 1.4 16V, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.7 SDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake drum on VW POLO 6n1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Drum for Polo Hatchback (6N1) and other VW models
How to change Brake Drum on Polo 6n1 1.4 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Drum
How to change Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 1.7 SDI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 1.7 SDI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.4
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.4
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.3
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.3
Brake Drum removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 100 1.4 16V
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 100 1.4 16V
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VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 75 1.6
Main steps for Brake Drum replacement on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 50 1.0
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 50 1.0
How to change Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 45 1.0 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 45 1.0
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.7 SDI
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.7 SDI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Drum on VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 D
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 D
Tools
Replacement: brake drum – VW Polo 6N1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Multipurpose grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #10
Drive socket # 24
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Hammer
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake drums on VW Polo 6N1 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Polo 6N1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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