When to replace the Brake Calipers on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.3 VR5, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.3 VR5 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake caliper on VW PASSAT 5 (B5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for PASSAT Variant (3B6) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #11
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 11
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fluid container
Brake hose clip
Brake bleeder kit
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – VW Passat B5 Variant. 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 – VW Passat B5 Variant. Take the following steps:
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