When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.8 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.5, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake pads VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

video
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for GOLF VI (5K1) and other VW models
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on Golf Mk6 1.6 TDI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Pad Set, disc brake
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel
Changing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel – tips for first time repair
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel
Main steps for Brake Pad Set, disc brake replacement on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.8 TSI – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.8 TSI
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.2 TSI
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 GTi
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Multipurpose grease
Anti-squeal paste
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 6. 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – VW Golf 6. Take the following steps:
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0
Your profile is your personal assistant.

It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
Google Play AUTODOC Club App
App Store AUTODOC Club App
VW GOLF VI (5K1) Brake Pads replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app
Scan

To download the app:

  • - scan the QR code
  • - download from App Store
  • - download from Google Play
DIY VW GOLF VI (5K1) Brake Pads replacement - online guide
Tips & tricks for your VW GOLF VI (5K1)
View more
  • How to change Brake pad set on VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.4 TSI - replacement tricks
    How to replace a wheel stud | AUTODOC tips
  • Changing Disk pads Golf Mk6 1.6 TDI - Replacement Tips
    Things you should never do with an automatic transmission | AUTODOC tips
  • Maintenance Hacks - VW GOLF VI (5K1) 2.0 TDI Brake pad set disc brake replacement guide
    What causes engine misfire? | AUTODOC
  • Replace Disk brake pads on Golf Mk6 - free video tips
    How to clean an engine bay | AUTODOC