Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6, VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing on VW GOLF 2 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 2. Tools you might need:
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 2. Tools you might need:
WD-40 spray
Multipurpose grease
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Bush and bearing driver set
Flat screwdriver
Flat chisel
Hammer
Pliers
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for GOLF II (19E, 1G1) and other VW models
How to change Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shaft Seal, wheel bearing
How to change Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
Shaft Seal, wheel bearing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
How to change Wheel Bearing on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing
How to change Wheel Bearing on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Wheel Bearing on VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Wheel Bearing on VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
Wheel Bearing removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel Bearing Kit
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6 – tips for proper car maintenance
VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Wheel Bearing Kit on VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
VW Jetta II (19E, 1G2, 165) 1.6
Easy tricks to help you to replace Wheel Bearing Kit on VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6
Wheel Bearing Kit removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 1.6
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Golf 2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your VW Golf 2 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Golf 2 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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