When to replace the Wheel Cylinder on your AUDI 80
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Wheel Brake Cylinder : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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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 cylinder – AUDI 80 (8C, B4). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #7
Combination spanner #11
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel cylinder – AUDI 80 (8C, B4). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace the wheel brake cylinders of the rear drum brakes in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left wheel brake cylinders of the rear drum brakes.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel cylinder – AUDI 80 (8C, B4). Recommended sequence of steps:
  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:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. AUDI 80 (8C, B4)
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the brake drum fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
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    Unscrew the brake drum fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  6. Step 8
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    Remove the brake drum.
    Replacement: wheel cylinder – AUDI 80 (8C, B4). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
  7. Step 9
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    Disconnect the hydraulic line from the wheel cylinder back. Use a combination spanner #11.
    Replacement: wheel cylinder – AUDI 80 (8C, B4). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Immediately plug the brake line open end to prevent fluid leakage and ingress of dirt into the hydraulic system.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake cylinder fastening bolt. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake cylinder from the backplate. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 12
    Clean the brake drum. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 13
    Clean the brake pipe attachment spot  and the brake drum fastening bolts on :maker :model.
    Step 14
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    Install a new brake cylinder.
  11. Step 15
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    Screw the brake cylinder fastening bolts. Use Torx T30. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 8 nm torque.
  12. Step 16
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    Connect the hydraulic line to the wheel cylinder back. Use a combination spanner #11. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 14 nm torque.
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