When to replace the Brake Shoes on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Shoe Set : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 1.7 SDI, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 SDI, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 64 1.9 D, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 75 1.6, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 100 1.4 16V, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.7 SDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake shoes on VW POLO 6n1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Shoes for Polo Hatchback (6N1) and other VW models
How to change Brake Shoe Set on Polo 6n1 1.4 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Shoe Set
How to change Brake Shoe on Polo 6n1 1.4 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Shoe
Tools
Replacement: brake shoes – VW Polo 6N1. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Multipurpose grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #10
Drive socket # 24
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake shoe retaining spring compressor
Flat screwdriver
Ratchet wrench
Hammer
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake shoes – VW Polo 6N1. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace brake shoes as a set on an axle. This will ensure efficient braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for brake shoes on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Polo 6N1 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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