Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) 2.4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing on AUDI A4 B5 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for A4 Saloon (8D2, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Multipurpose grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 24
HEX bit No.H8
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Bush and bearing driver set
Flat screwdriver
Rubber mallet
Tap wrench
Hammer
Hub slide hammer puller
Universal puller
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Audi A4 B5 saloon car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B5 saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B5 saloon
  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 #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Professionals recommend:
    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.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake pads.
  9. Step 10
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use HEX No.H8. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the wheel hub nut cap. Use a hammer. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the cotter pin securing the hub nut. Use a crowbar. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the hub nut. Use a drive socket #24. Use a tap wrench.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the brake disc assemled with the wheel hub bearing. Use a crowbar.
  17. Step 18
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    Clean the stub axle. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  18. Step 19
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 20
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
  20. Step 21
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    Remove the bearing inner race from the wheel hub. Remove the inner oil seal of the wheel bearing. Use a universal puller. Use the hub slide hammer puller.
  21. Step 22
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 23
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    Press fit the new wheel hub bearing into the brake disc. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Audi A4 B5 saloon. Tip:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  22. Step 24
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    Install the inner race of the wheel bearing into the hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
  23. Step 25
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    Treat the wheel hub bearing. Use a multipurpose grease.
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