When to replace the Brake Pads on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A4 Avant (8ED, B7) 2.7 TDi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Take the following steps:
  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.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  8. Step 8
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 10
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 11
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. 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.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  14. Step 15
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 16
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. Step 17
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B7 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  17. Step 18
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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