When to replace the Brake Shoes on your AUDI 100
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Shoe Set : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

All the parts you need to replace – Brake Shoes for 100 Saloon (44, 44Q, C3) and other AUDI models
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Brake Shoe Set
How to change Brake Shoe on Audi 100 C3 2.3 E – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Shoe
Tools
Replacement: brake shoes – AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #24
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Pliers
Flat chisel
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Flat Screwdriver
Nippers
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake shoes – AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3). 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 shoes – AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3)
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  6. Step 8
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    Remove the cotter pin securing the hub nut. Use nippers.
  7. Step 9
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a combination spanner #24.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the brake drum.
    Replacement: brake shoes – AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3). Tip:
    Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads. Use pliers.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads retaining clips. Use pliers.
  11. Step 13
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    Pull both brake shoes with the adjuster from the working brake cylinder, avoiding damage to the boots.
    Replacement: brake shoes – AUDI 100 (44, 44Q, C3). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Don't press the brake pedal after removing the rear brake drum shoes. This will cause the piston to fall out of the brake cylinder, leakage of brake fluid and depressurization of the system.
  12. Step 14
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    Disconnect the parking brake cable. Use nippers.
  13. Step 15
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    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.
  14. Step 16
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    Remove both shoes from the mounting bracket.
  15. Step 17
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    Perform further demounting of the upper retaining spring and the adjuster mechanism. Use pliers.
  16. Step 18
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    Install the upper retaining springs and adjustment mechanism on new brake shoes. Use pliers.
  17. Step 19
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    Place the brake shoes so that their inward edges rest on the anchor plate.
  18. Step 20
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    Install the retaining spring of the brake pads.
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