Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6, VW Polo Classic (6V2) 100 1.6, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6, VW Polo Variant (6V5) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change Front wheel bearing on VW GOLF 4 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) and other VW models
How to change Cap, wheel bearing on Golf 4 1.4 16V – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Cap, wheel bearing
How to change Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on Golf 4 1.4 16V – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shaft Seal, wheel bearing
How to change Wheel Bearing on Golf 4 1.4 16V – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on Golf 4 1.4 16V – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing Kit
How to change Cap, wheel bearing on VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Cap, wheel bearing on VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Cap, wheel bearing on VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6
Cap, wheel bearing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Polo Classic (6V2) 100 1.6
VW Polo Classic (6V2) 100 1.6
Changing Cap, wheel bearing on VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6 – tips for first time repair
VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 4. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Drive socket # 30
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Flat screwdriver
Crow bar
Circlip pliers
Bush and bearing driver set
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 4. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your VW Golf 4 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 – VW Golf 4. Take the following steps:
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