Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 E-Power, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TDI 16V, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 FSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TFSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.8 TFSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.4 TFSI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 1.6 TDI, AUDI A3 Hatchback (8P1) 2.0 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI A3 (8P1). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
XZN socket bit # 14
XZN socket bit # 16
Torx bit T30
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI A3 (8P1). Professionals recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your AUDI A3 (8P1) car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – AUDI A3 (8P1).
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI A3 (8P1)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  7. Step 8
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI A3 (8P1). 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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the brake pads.
  10. Step 11
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use XZN #14. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  13. Step 14
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 15
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the brake disc.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a crowbar. Use a rubber mallet.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – AUDI A3 (8P1). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  17. Step 18
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use XZN #16. Use a tap wrench.
  18. Step 19
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  19. Step 20
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    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  20. Step 21
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  21. Step 22
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    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  22. Step 23
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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