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 discs / front brake rotors on OCTAVIA 1Z5 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for Octavia II Combi (1Z5) and other SKODA models
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Brake Disc
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SKODA OCTAVIA (1Z3) 1.8 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Disc on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI
Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Skoda Octavia 1Z5 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 – Skoda Octavia 1Z5 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. How to replace SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 2005 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    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.
  5. How to remove SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI 4x4 2008 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. How to replace Brake Discs 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 Discs replacement on Octavia 1z5 1.6 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 10
    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring.Use a crowbar.
  11. Replacing Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2004 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 11
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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.
  12. Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4 2005 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Remove the brake pads.
  13. How to change Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Octavia 1z5 2007 2.0 TDI 4x4 Brake Discs
    Step 14
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening.Use a drive socket #21.Use a ratchet wrench.Use a tap wrench.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 16V 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  16. How to change Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Clean the brake disc fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  17. How to replace SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 2005 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening.Use Torx T30.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 18
    Remove the brake disc.
  19. Changing Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 4x4 2007 by yourself
    Step 19
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  20. How to remove SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI 4x4 2008 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Install the brake disc.
  21. How to replace Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Tighten the brake disc fastening.Use Torx T30.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 9 Nm torque.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on Octavia 1z5 1.6 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 23
    Install the brake caliper bracket.
  24. Changing of Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2012 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Tighten the brake caliper bracket.Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 75 Nm torque.
  25. SKODA OCTAVIA 1.8 TSI Brake Discs replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a nylon cleaning brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  26. Replacing Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2004 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Step 26
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  27. Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4 2005 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Install the brake pads.
  28. How to change Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Octavia 1z5 2007 2.0 TDI 4x4 Brake Discs
    Step 29
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
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    Step 30
    Install the brake caliper retaining spring.
  31. How to change Brake Discs on Octavia 1z5 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  32. How to replace SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 2005 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 33
    Install the wheel.
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  34. Changing Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 4x4 2007 by yourself
    Step 34
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  35. How to remove SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI 4x4 2008 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 35
    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.
  36. How to replace Brake Discs on SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 36
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    Replacement: brake discs – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Professionals recommend:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  37. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on Octavia 1z5 1.6 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 37
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Skoda Octavia 1Z5 – Press the brake pedal several times with the engine shut down until you feel the resistance built up.
  38. Need to know how to renew Brake Discs on SKODA OCTAVIA ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 38
    Close the hood.
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