Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2 12V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 SDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 FSI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 TDI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.8 GTI, VW POLO (9N_) 1.6 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.6, VW POLO (9N_) 1.8 GTi Cup Edition, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2, VW POLO (9N_) 1.2 12V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Wheel bearing
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Cap, wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
12-point socket # 30
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your VW Polo 9N car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Polo 9N – 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.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the brake drum. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the brake drum fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the brake drum.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a hammer. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use drive 12-point socket #30. Use a tap wrench.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement VW Polo Mk4 2002 1.9 TDI Wheel Bearing
    Tighten the hub. Use drive 12-point socket #30. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 175 nm torque.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – VW Polo 9N. Professionals recommend:
    The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
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