When to replace the Brake Discs on your SKODA ROOMSTER
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.2 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.9 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.2, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.4, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.6, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.4 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.4 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.9 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.2, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.2 TSI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.2 TSI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.6 TDI, SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 1.6 TDI 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

All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for ROOMSTER (5J) and other SKODA models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). Professionals recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car SKODA ROOMSTER (5J) 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 – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). 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.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 12
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  12. Step 14
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    Remove the brake disc.
  13. Step 15
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  14. Step 16
    Install the brake disc.
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    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 4 Nm torque.
  15. Step 18
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – SKODA ROOMSTER (5J). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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