When to replace the Brake Discs on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.4, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.2 TSI, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.4 TSi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs / brake rotors on VW POLO 5 (612) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake discs – VW Polo 5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torx bit T30
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car VW Polo 5 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.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW Polo 5.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Polo 5
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC recommends:
    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 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  15. Step 15
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 16
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 17
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    Remove the brake disc.
  18. Step 18
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  19. Step 19
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    Install the brake disc.
  20. Step 20
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    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 4 Nm torque.
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