When to replace the Brake Pads on your VW PASSAT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for PASSAT Variant (3B6) and other VW models
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Brake Pad Set, disc brake
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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – VW Passat B5 Variant. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
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 pads – VW Passat B5 Variant. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 Passat B5 Variant. Recommended sequence of steps:
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