When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake pads / rear brake pad set on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Golf V Hatchback (1K1) and other VW models
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Brake Pad Set, disc brake
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VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 5. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 5. 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 – VW Golf 5 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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