When to replace the Brake Discs on your AUDI 80
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 1.8 E, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 1.8, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E 16V, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 1.8 quattro, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E quattro, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 quattro, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E 16V quattro, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 2.0 E quattro, AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) 1.6 View more

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
High-temperature ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
HEX bit No.H8.
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3). Professionals recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3) in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3).
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:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3)
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a combination spanner #13.
  6. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI 80 (89, 89Q, 8A, B3). AUTODOC recommends:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  8. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
  9. Step 12
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 13
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use HEX No.H8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 14
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  11. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc.
  12. Step 16
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  13. Step 17
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    Install the brake disc.
  14. Step 18
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
  15. Step 19
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    Install the brake caliper bracket.
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