Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.8 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) Blue E-Motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 R 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.5, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 6. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 21
12-point socket # 24
XZN socket bit # 12
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Golf 6 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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