When to replace the Brake Pads on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #17
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B6 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B6
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #17.
  8. Step 10
    Disconnect the parking brake cable from the caliper. Use flat screwdrivers (2 pieces).
    Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
  9. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. Professionals recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  10. Step 13
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  11. Step 14
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  12. Step 15
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
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