When to replace the Brake Discs on your VW TRANSPORTER
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.4 D Syncro, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5 Syncro, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 1.9 TD, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.4 D, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.0, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5 TDI, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5 TDI Syncro, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5 Syncro, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.8 VR 6, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.5 TDI, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.4 D, VW Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) 2.8 VR6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake pads / rear brake pad set on VW TRANSPORTER 4 (T4) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for Transporter IV Minibus (70B, 70C, 7DB, 7DK, 70J, 70K, 7DC, 7DJ) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. Professionals 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.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW Transporter T4.
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
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 13
    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor. Use a crowbar.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
    Step 14
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  13. Step 15
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – VW Transporter T4. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 16
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement VW T4 Transporter 2003 2.5 TDI Syncro Brake Discs
    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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