When to replace the Brake Discs on your AUDI 80
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) 1.5, AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) 1.6, AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) 1.6, AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) 1.6, AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1). Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Torx bit T30
HEX bit No.H6
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. 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 80 (80, 82, B1)
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 7
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
    Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 10
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  8. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
  9. Step 13
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    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 14
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use an impact screwdriver.
  11. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc.
  12. Step 16
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  13. Step 17
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket of dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (80, 82, B1). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 18
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    Install the brake disc.
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