When to replace the Brake Pads on your AUDI A2
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A2 (8Z0) 1.4 TDI, AUDI A2 (8Z0) 1.4, AUDI A2 (8Z0) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A2 (8Z0) 1.4 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

Replacement: brake pads – AUDI A2 (8Z0). Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H7.
Anti-squeal paste
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – AUDI A2 (8Z0). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI A2 (8Z0) – 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
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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 pads – AUDI A2 (8Z0). Professionals recommend:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
    Disconnect the ABS sensor electric socket. Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug. Remove the ABS sensor connector. Remove the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
    Step 8
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
  6. Step 9
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7.
    Step 10
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    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.
  8. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – AUDI A2 (8Z0). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  9. Step 13
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    Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  10. Step 14
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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