Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing / front hub bearing on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 5. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 24
Drive socket # 27
Torx bit T30
HEX bit No.H7.
XZN socket bit # 12
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
How to change Wheel Bearing on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing
How to change Wheel Bearing on VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Wheel Bearing 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 Wheel Bearing on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Wheel Bearing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
Changing Wheel Bearing on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6 – tips for first time repair
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing Kit
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Wheel Bearing Kit 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 Wheel Bearing Kit on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6
Wheel Bearing Kit removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
Changing Wheel Bearing Kit on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6 – tips for first time repair
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your VW Golf 5 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 5. Take the following steps:
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0

Popular maintenance tutorials for VW GOLF

    Your profile is your personal assistant.

    It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

    Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
    Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
    VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) Wheel Bearing replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app
    Scan

    To download the app:

    • - scan the QR code
    • - download from App Store
    • - download from Google Play
    DIY VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) Wheel Bearing replacement - online guide
    Tips & tricks for your VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1)
    View more
    • How to change Hub bearing on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 2.0 GTI - replacement tricks
      How to remove a broken bolt without welding | AUTODOC tips
    • Changing Wheel bearing kit Golf 5 1.9 TDI - Replacement Tips
      Noise from under the hood | AUTODOC TIPS
    • Maintenance Hacks - VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 Wheel hub bearing replacement guide
      How to fix a knocking and creaking suspension | AUTODOC
    • Replace Axle shaft bearing on Golf 5 - free video tips
      6 SIGNS OF A BAD FUEL FILTER | AUTODOC