Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Tools you might need:
Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Flare nut spanner #10
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Pliers
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Brake bleeder kit
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) and other AUDI models
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Brake Caliper
How to change Brake Caliper on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T – tips for proper car maintenance
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Caliper on AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T
AUDI A4 Avant (8E5, B6) 1.8 T
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Caliper on AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T
AUDI A4 Saloon (8EC, B7) 1.8 T
Brake Caliper removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T
AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T
Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Use the following procedure:
  1. How to change Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Audi A4 b6 2.0 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Changing Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T 2003 by yourself
    Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B6
  5. How to remove AUDI A4 1.6 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2000: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 7
    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring.Use a flat screwdriver.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Audi A4 b6 2.5 TDI 2001 - download illustrated guide
    Step 8
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 9
    Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug.Use a flat screwdriver.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Changing of Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2003 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 10
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 11
    Unscrew the mounting bracket that connects the brake hose to the brake caliper. Use a flare nut spanner #10.
  10. AUDI A4 1.9 TDI Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 12
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.Use a flare nut spanner #10.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Immediately plug the brake line open end to prevent fluid leakage and ingress of dirt into the hydraulic system.
  11. Replacing Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2000 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 13
    Remove the brake hose assembled with the mounting bracket.
  12. A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6 2001 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 14
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  13. How to change Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2002 - tips and tricks
    Step 15
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
    Step 16
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 b6 2003 1.6 Brake Calipers
    Step 17
    Remove the brake caliper.Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Professionals recommend:
    When replacing the brake caliper, it is recommended to check the brake hose for damages and, if necessary, to replace it with a new one. When replacing a brake caliper it is recommended to replace brake pads, check the state of the brake discs and replace them with new ones if necessary.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro 2004 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 18
    Remove the brake pads.
  16. How to change Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 19
    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.Use pliers.
  17. How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 20
    Install the guide pins on a new brake caliper.
  18. Audi A4 b6 2.0 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 21
    Install the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Tip:
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.
  19. Changing Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T 2003 by yourself
    Step 22
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  20. How to remove AUDI A4 1.6 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 23
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
  21. How to replace Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2000: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 24
    Install the brake caliper retaining spring. Use pliers.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Audi A4 b6 2.5 TDI 2001 - download illustrated guide
    Step 25
    Install and fix the brake hose into a new caliper.Use a flare nut spanner #10.
  23. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 26
    Secure the brake hose fastening bracket.Use a flare nut spanner #10.
  24. Changing of Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2003 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 27
    Connect the brake pad wear sensor plug.
  25. AUDI A4 1.9 TDI Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 28
    Undo the brake bleeder screw.Use a flare nut spanner #10.
  26. Replacing Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2000 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 29
    Bleed the brake caliper system.Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure to set the protection cap on the bleeder valve.
  27. A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6 2001 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 30
    Tighten the brake caliper bleed screw. Use a flare nut spanner #10.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  28. How to change Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2002 - tips and tricks
    Step 31
    Disconnect the brake bleeder kit.
    Step 32
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 b6 2003 1.6 Brake Calipers
    Step 33
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  30. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro 2004 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 34
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Audi A4 B6
  31. How to change Brake Calipers on Audi A4 b6 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 35
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  32. How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 36
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  33. Audi A4 b6 2.0 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 37
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  34. Changing Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T 2003 by yourself
    Step 38
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
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