When to replace the Brake Discs on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.6 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 2.8 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for A4 Avant (8D5, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Tap wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Audi A4 B5 Avant 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Recommended sequence of steps:
  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
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
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  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Step 8
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. 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.
  11. Step 12
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  12. Step 13
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the brake pads.
  14. Step 15
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 16
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  15. Step 17
    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
    Step 18
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  16. Step 19
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    Remove the brake disc.
  17. Step 20
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  18. Step 21
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Professionals recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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