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 (6N2) 1.4, VW POLO (6N2) 1.9 SDI, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4, VW POLO (6N2) 1.0, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (6N2) 1.7 SDI, VW POLO (6N2) 1.9 D, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (6N2) 1.6 16V GTI, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4 TDI 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 POLO (6N2) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake drum – VW POLO (6N2). 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 (6N2) 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 (6N2) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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