When to replace the Brake Calipers on your AUDI TT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TFSI quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TTS quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TDI quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TTS quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 3.2 V6 quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI TT Coupe (8J3) 2.0 TFSI 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

Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #11
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 11
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Fluid container
Brake hose clip
Brake bleeder kit
Water pump pliers
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI TT (8J3) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI TT (8J3)
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  6. Step 8
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    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  7. Step 9
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    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper. Use a combination spanner #11.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake hose retaining clip. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the retaining clip of the parking brake cable. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 13
    Disconnect the parking brake cable from the caliper. Use water pump pliers.
    Step 14
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    Release the parking brake cable.
  12. Step 15
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake hose. Use a combination spanner #13.
  13. Step 16
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13.
  14. Step 17
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    When replacing the brake caliper, it is recommended to check the brake hose for damages and, if necessary, to replace it with a new one. When replacing a brake caliper it is recommended to replace brake pads, check the state of the brake discs and replace them with new ones if necessary.If no new guide pins were supplied in a kit with the new brake calipers, use the old pins.
  15. Step 18
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper. Use a combination spanner #13.
  16. Step 19
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    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
    Please note!
    Hold up the brake caliper.
  17. Step 20
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    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  18. Step 21
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    Treat the brake pipe. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  19. Step 22
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    Screw in the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper. Use a combination spanner #13.
  20. Step 23
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    Treat the brake hose. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8J3). Professionals recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  21. Step 24
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    Install the brake hose retaining clip. Use a rubber mallet.
  22. Step 25
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    Screw in the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake hose. Use a combination spanner #13.
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