When to replace the Brake Discs on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.9 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.3 VR5, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.8 T 20V, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0 TDI, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.5 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake discs / rear brake rotors on VW PASSAT 5 (B5) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for PASSAT Variant (3B6) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B5 Variant. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – VW Passat B5 Variant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car VW Passat B5 Variant 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 – VW Passat B5 Variant. Use the following procedure:
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