Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6 BiFuel, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 SDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.9 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.9 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 EcoFuel, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.2 TSI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.2 TSI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 TDI 16V, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6 TDI, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6 TDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing / rear hub bearing on VW CADDY 3 (2KB) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torx bit T30
HEX bit No.H19
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
3-Arm Gear Puller
Flat Screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Flat chisel
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right wheel hubs on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Caddy 3 Kombi – should be done with the engine switched off.
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
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. VW Caddy 3 Kombi
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 7
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor electric socket. Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug. Remove the ABS sensor connector. Remove the connector of the brake pad wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Step 9
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench. Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake disc mounting bolts and remove it. Use Torx T30.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. Tip:
    If necessary, use a rubber mallet.
  10. Step 11
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    Pry the hub cap with a screwdriver and remove it. If necessary, use a flat chisel and a hammer.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use HEX No.19.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller.
  13. Step 14
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    Clean the guiding part of the stub axle. Use a wire brush.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful to avoid damaging the guiding part of the stub axle.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. Apply special grease to the bearing assembly mounting seat.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 2.0 EcoFuel 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing. Move the hub as far as it can go.
  16. Step 17
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    Tighten the hub. Use HEX No.19. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 180 Nm torque.+180°
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Caddy 3 Kombi. AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Be sure to use new fasteners.The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
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