When to replace the Brake Pads on your AUDI A3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.8 T, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads AUDI A3 1 (8L1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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AUDI A3 Hatchback (8L1) 1.9 TDI
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A3 8L1. 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 A3 8L1. 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 A3 8L1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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