Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA FABIA (6Y2) 1.2, SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2, SKODA FABIA Saloon (6Y3) 1.2, SKODA Fabia I Praktik (6Y5) 1.2

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / front brake pad set on SKODA FABIA 1 (6Y5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Fabia I Combi (6Y5) and other SKODA models
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Brake Pad Set, disc brake
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SKODA FABIA (6Y2) 1.2
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SKODA FABIA Saloon (6Y3) 1.2
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2
SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for SKODA Fabia I Praktik (6Y5) 1.2
SKODA Fabia I Praktik (6Y5) 1.2
Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. 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 – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Use the following procedure:
  1. How to change Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
  2. How to replace SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V 2000 Brake Pads - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.9 TDI 2001 Brake Pads replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Changing Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 2002 by yourself
    Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  5. How to remove SKODA FABIA 1.4 TDI 2003 Brake Pads - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  6. How to replace Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.4 16V 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 8
    Remove the wheel.
  9. Changing of Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  10. SKODA FABIA 1.2 Brake Pads replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Replacing Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1999 1.4 16V by yourself
    Step 11
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
  12. Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI 2000 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. 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.
  13. How to change Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Remove the brake pads.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Skoda Fabia 6y5 2002 1.4 TDI Brake Pads
    Step 14
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use WD-40 spray.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.2 2003 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. How to change Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.
    Step 17
    Treat the brake caliper bracket where it contacts the brake pads.Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  17. How to replace SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 16V 2000 Brake Pads - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 18
    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Professionals recommend:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  18. Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.9 TDI 2001 Brake Pads replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 19
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  19. Changing Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 2002 by yourself
    Step 20
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
  20. How to remove SKODA FABIA 1.4 TDI 2003 Brake Pads - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 21
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a wire brush.Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  21. How to replace Brake Pads on SKODA Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 22
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts. Skoda Fabia 6Y5
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1.4 16V 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 23
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  23. Need to know how to renew Brake Pads on SKODA FABIA ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 24
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  24. Changing of Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 25
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Skoda Fabia 6Y5 – Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until it feels firm.
  25. SKODA FABIA 1.2 Brake Pads replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 26
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  26. Replacing Brake Pads on Skoda Fabia 6y5 1999 1.4 16V by yourself
    Step 27
    Close the hood.
  27. Fabia I Combi (6Y5) 1.4 TDI 2000 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 28
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Fabia 6Y5. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Slow down smoothly for first 150-200 km after the brake pads replacement. Avoid unneccessary and sharp braking to a stop.
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