When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.4 TSI EcoFuel, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 3.6 R36 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 3.2 FSI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.9 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 BlueTDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.4 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 16V 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.8 TSI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 FSI 4motion, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 2.0 TDI 4motion View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / front brake pad set on VW PASSAT B6 (3C5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Passat Variant (3C5) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Passat Variant B6. Tools you'll 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
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW Passat 3C5. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 – Passat B6 3C Variant – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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