When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW CC
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI, VW CC (358) 3.6 FSI 4motion, VW CC (358) 2.0 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI, VW CC (358) 1.8 TSI, VW CC (358) 1.8 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI, VW CC (358) 1.4 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI 4motion, VW CC (358) 1.4 TSI MultiFuel, VW CC (358) 1.4 TSI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI, VW CC (358) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Nylon cleaning brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Torx bit T27
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 – VW CC (358) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Connect the scan and service tool.
  2. Step 2
    Put the parking brake system into service mode.
    Step 3
    Open the hood.
    Step 4
    Clean the brake fluid reservoir cap. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the engine solenoid valve bracket. Use Torx T27. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 6
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    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Step 7
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 8
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 9
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW CC (358)
  6. Step 11
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 12
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 13
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 14
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 15
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). 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.
  11. Step 16
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  12. Step 17
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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 – VW CC (358). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  13. Step 18
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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 – VW CC (358). Tip:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  14. Step 19
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW CC (358). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
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