Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 1.6 TDI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 TDI, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.6 TDI, VW Golf VI Variant (AJ5) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Saloon (362) 1.6 TDI, VW Passat Variant (365) 1.6 TDI, VW Jetta IV (162, 163, AV3, AV2) 1.6 TDI, VW Golf VI Convertible (517) 1.6 TDI, VW Beetle Hatchback (5C1, 5C2) 1.6 TDI, VW TOURAN (1T3) 1.6 TDI, VW Beetle Convertible (5C7, 5C8) 1.6 TDI

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front brake caliper on VW TOURAN 1 (1T3) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Torque wrench
Wire brush
HEX bit No.H7
Drive socket # 11
Ratchet wrench
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Flat screwdriver
Fluid container
Anti-squeal paste
Wheel impact socket #17
Wheel chock
Brake hose clip
Crow bar
AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
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    Step 2
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
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    Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 4
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 5
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 6
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 7
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 8
    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.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
    Step 9
    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
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    Step 10
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 11.1
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
    Step 11.2
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.Move the brake hose aside. Tie the brake hose to the car body with a hook or a piece of wire.
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    Step 12
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
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    Step 13
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
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    Step 14
    Using a simple screwdriver, remove the brake caliper spring clip.
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    Step 16
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.
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    Step 17
    Remove the brake caliper.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    When replacing the brake caliper, it is recommended to check the brake hose for damages and, if necessary, to replace it with a new one. If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.When replacing a brake caliper it is recommended to replace brake pads, check the state of the brake discs and replace them with new ones if necessary.
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    Step 18
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Treat the brake caliper bracket.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 19
    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.
    Step 20
    Clean old grease and rust stains, if there are any, from the caliper guide pins and guide pin boots.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 21
    Lubricate guide pins with special brake grease.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    If no new guide pins were supplied in a kit with the new brake calipers, use the old pins.
    Step 22
    Treat the contact surfaces between the brake pads and the brake caliper bracket.Use anti-squeal paste.
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    Step 23
    Install the brake caliper together with the pads.
    Please note!
    Install the brake caliper starting with its lower part.
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    Step 24
    Screw in the guide pins.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Hold up the brake caliper.
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    Step 25
    Tighten the guide pins.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
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    Step 26
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
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    Step 27
    Install the brake caliper spring.
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    Step 28
    Clean dirt from the brake hose bolt.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 29
    Install and fix the brake hose into a new caliper.Use a drive socket #11.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
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    Step 30
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
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    Step 31
    Connect the ABS sensor electric socket.Connect the brake pad wear sensor plug.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Bleed the brake caliper system.
    Step 32
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 33
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 34
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 35
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 36
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
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    Step 37
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
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