Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA OCTAVIA (1Z3) 1.8 TSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake caliper on OCTAVIA (1Z5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you need:
Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #10
HEX bit no.H7.
Drive socket # 11
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake hose clip
Fluid container
Brake bleeder kit
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for Octavia II Combi (1Z5) and other SKODA models
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Brake Caliper
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SKODA OCTAVIA (1Z3) 1.8 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Caliper on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Take the following steps:
  1. How to change Brake Calipers on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
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    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. How to replace Brake Calipers on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Octavia 1z5 1.6 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
    Step 8
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 9
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 11
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  11. Replacing Brake Calipers on Octavia 1z5 2004 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 12
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4 2005 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 13
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 14
    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Octavia 1z5 2007 2.0 TDI 4x4 Brake Calipers
    Step 15
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
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    Step 16
    Remove the brake pads.
  16. How to change Brake Calipers on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 17
    Install the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.
  17. How to replace SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 2005 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 18
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
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    Step 19
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
  19. Changing Brake Calipers on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 4x4 2007 by yourself
    Step 20
    Install the retaining spring of the brake pads.
  20. How to remove SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI 4x4 2008 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 21
    Treat the brake hose.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  21. How to replace Brake Calipers on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 22
    Tighten the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper.Use a drive socket #11.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 17 Nm torque.
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    Step 23
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
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    Step 24
    Undo the brake bleeder screw.Use a combination spanner #10.
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    Step 25
    Connect the brake bleeder kit to the brake bleeder screw.
  25. SKODA OCTAVIA 1.8 TSI Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 26
    Bleed the brake caliper system.Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
  26. Replacing Brake Calipers on Octavia 1z5 2004 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 27
    Tighten the brake bleeder screw.Use a combination spanner #10.
  27. Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4 2005 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 28
    Disconnect the brake bleeder kit.
  28. How to change Brake Calipers on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Step 29
    Tighten the brake caliper bleed screw. Use a drive socket #10.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 15 Nm torque.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Octavia 1z5 2007 2.0 TDI 4x4 Brake Calipers
    Step 30
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 31
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  31. How to change Brake Calipers on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 32
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip from AUTODOC:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  32. How to replace SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 2005 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 33
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 34
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  34. Changing Brake Calipers on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 4x4 2007 by yourself
    Step 35
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Replacement: brake caliper – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir and top up if necessary.
  35. How to remove SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI 4x4 2008 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 36
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
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