When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / front brake pad set on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Pad Set, disc brake
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 – VW Golf 5 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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