When to replace the Brake Calipers on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6, VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake caliper on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
How to change Brake Caliper on Golf 5 1.9 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Caliper
How to change Brake Caliper on VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Caliper on VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Caliper on VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6
Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – VW Golf 5. 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 – VW Golf 5. 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 – VW Golf 5 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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