When to replace the Brake Discs on your AUDI A1
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.2 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.4 TDI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.0 TFSI, AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) 1.0 TFSI 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

All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XF) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Torx bit T30
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #17
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Professionals recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK) 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Use the following procedure:
  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.
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
    Disconnect the ABS sensor electric socket. Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug. Remove the ABS sensor connector. Remove the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
    Step 8
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Step 9
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  6. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    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.
  7. Step 12
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  8. Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake disc mounting bolts and remove it. Use Torx T30.
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tip:
    If necessary, use a rubber mallet.
  9. Step 14
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  10. Step 15
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    Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  11. Step 16
    Remove anti-corrosion grease from the new brake disk. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – AUDI A1 Sportback (8XA, 8XK). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 17
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    Install the brake disc.
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