When to replace the Brake Calipers on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) and other AUDI models
Tools
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
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. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B6
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Step 9
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    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. 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
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    Unscrew the mounting bracket that connects the brake hose to the brake caliper. Use a flare nut spanner #10.
  10. Step 12
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    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. Step 13
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    Remove the brake hose assembled with the mounting bracket.
  12. Step 14
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 15
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Step 16
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 17
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    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. Step 18
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    Remove the brake pads.
  16. Step 19
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    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper. Use pliers.
  17. Step 20
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    Install the guide pins on a new brake caliper.
  18. Step 21
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    Install the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Audi A4 B6. Tip:
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.
  19. Step 22
    Changing Brake Calipers on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T 2003 by yourself
    Install the brake caliper and fix it. Use HEX No.H7. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
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