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 (8N3) 1.8 T, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T, AUDI TT Coupe (8N3) 1.8 T 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 (8N3). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #11
Combination spanner #15
HEX bit No.H6.
Drive socket # 11
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fluid container
Water pump pliers
Brake hose clip
Brake bleeder kit
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8N3). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8N3). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI TT (8N3)
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 7
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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 (8N3). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the retaining clip of the parking brake cable. Use a crowbar.
  6. Step 9
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    Disconnect the parking brake cable from the caliper. Use water pump pliers. Release the parking brake cable.
  7. Step 10
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    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  8. Step 11
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    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  9. Step 12
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    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 13
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 14
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 15
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8N3). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
  13. Step 16
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    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
    Please note!
    Install the brake caliper starting with its lower part. Hold up the brake caliper.
  14. Step 17
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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.
  15. Step 18
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    Unscrew the brake hose plug. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 19
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    Treat the brake hose. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – AUDI TT (8N3). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  17. Step 20
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    Install and fix the brake hose into a new caliper. Use a drive socket #13.
  18. Step 21
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  19. Step 22
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    Remove the brake hose clamp.
  20. Step 23
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    Detach the brake caliper bleed screw cap.
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