Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 3.2 VR6 quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for TT Coupe (8N3) and other AUDI models
How to change Wheel bearing kit on Audi TT 8N 1.8 T – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing kit
How to change Wheel bearing on Audi TT 8N 1.8 T – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI TT (8N3). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 30
Shock absorber socket
HEX bit No.H7
Combination spanner #18
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Flat screwdriver
3-Arm Gear Puller
Bush and bearing driver set
Circlip pliers
Crow bar
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your AUDI TT (8N3) car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI TT (8N3). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
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    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 4
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a drive socket #30. Use a tap wrench.
  3. Step 5
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    Loosen the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 6
    Raise the car.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI TT (8N3). AUTODOC recommends:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
    Step 7
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 2001 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI TT (8N3)
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 10
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    Remove the caps from the brake caliper guide pin boots. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 11
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 12
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI TT (8N3). 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.
  10. Step 13
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    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 14
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi TT 8N 1999 1.8 T by yourself
    Unscrew the brake disc fasteners. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  12. Step 15
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  13. Step 16
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    Remove the brake disc.
  14. Step 17
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the drive shaft to the wheel hub. Use a drive socket #30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 18
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    Remove the fastening nut.
  16. Step 19
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    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 20
    How to replace AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 1999 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the fastening nut connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 21
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  19. Step 22
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 2001 by yourself
    Clean the ABS sensor connector. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  20. Step 23
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector. Use a flat screwdriver.
  21. Step 24
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    Clean the lower fastener connecting the suspension strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  22. Step 25
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #18. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 26
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  24. Step 27
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi TT 8N 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the ball joint to the control arm. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  25. Step 28
    Remove the fastening bolts.
    Step 29
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the control arm.
  26. Step 30
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi TT 8N 1999 1.8 T by yourself
    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle.
  27. Step 31
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 32
    TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro 2000 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Release the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a special drive socket to remove the shock absorber.
  28. Step 33
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the suspension strut.
  29. Step 34
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi TT 8N 2002 1.8 T quattro Wheel Bearing
    Remove the steering knuckle together with the wheel hub.
  30. Step 35
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    Clean the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  31. Step 36
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  32. Step 37
    How to replace AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 1999 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the fastening bolts.
  33. Step 38
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    Remove the brake disc cover.
  34. Step 39
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 2001 by yourself
    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  35. Step 40
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    Clean the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  36. Step 41
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use circlip pliers.
  37. Step 42
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  38. Step 43
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  39. Step 44
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Audi TT 8N 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Press-fit the new bearing into the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI TT (8N3). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  40. Step 45
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    Install the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use circlip pliers.
  41. Step 46
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Audi TT 8N 1999 1.8 T by yourself
    Dismantle the inner bearing race that is remaining on the hub. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller.
  42. Step 47
    TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro 2000 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the wheel hub mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  43. Step 48
    How to change Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 2001 - tips and tricks
    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the wheel hub is positioned correctly. Avoid any misalignment.
  44. Step 49
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi TT 8N 2002 1.8 T quattro Wheel Bearing
    Clean the mounting seats of the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  45. Step 50
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    Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  46. Step 51
    Treat the splines of the driveshaft CV joint. Use copper grease.
    Step 52
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    Clean the ball joint mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  47. Step 53
    How to replace AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 1999 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Clean the tie rod end fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  48. Step 54
    Install the steering knuckle assembled with the wheel hub.
    Step 55
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    Fasten the suspension strut on the steering knuckle.
  49. Step 56
    Changing Wheel Bearing on AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 2001 by yourself
    Install the fastening bolt.
  50. Step 57
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    Install the drive shaft.
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