When to replace the Brake Pads on your SKODA OCTAVIA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 16V 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 16V, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 FSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 FSI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.9 TDI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TFSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI RS, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 2.0 TDI 16V, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.4 TSI, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI 4x4, SKODA Octavia II Combi (1Z5) 1.8 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / brake pad set on OCTAVIA (1Z5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Octavia II Combi (1Z5) and other SKODA models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. 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 Octavia 1Z5. Recommended sequence of 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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
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  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. 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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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Professionals 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.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  13. Step 13
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  14. Step 14
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 15
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. Step 16
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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.
    Replacement: brake pads – Skoda Octavia 1Z5. Tip:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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