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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Rear brakes

Assembly overview - rear brakes:
  Note
Use the brake filling and bleeding equipment -VAS 5234- to draw off brake fluid from the brake fluid reservoir.
Before removing a brake caliper or disconnecting a brake hose, fit brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2- (when doing this, release pressure in system).
   

Rear brakes

1 -  Splash plate for brakes
Allocation ⇒Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA)
2 -  Torx bolt
12 Nm
3 -  Brake disc
Wear limits → Chapter
Never remove brake discs from wheel hub by force. If necessary use penetrating fluid, because otherwise brake discs can be damaged.
When worn, renew on both sides of axle.
Remove brake caliper and brake carrier prior to removing.
4 -  Torx bolt
8 Nm
5 -  Brake caliper
Do not disconnect brake hose when changing pads.
Removing and installing → Chapter
Repairing → Chapter.
Following repair or replacement, perform “Basic setting” using → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
6 -  Multi-point socket head bolt
Remove and install using socket insert -T10035- → Fig..
Always renew after removing
90 Nm +90°
7 -  Brake carrier
8 -  Retaining spring
9 -  Outer brake pad
Thickness: 11 mm not including backplate.
Wear limit: 2 mm not including backplate.
Checking thickness → Booklet.
Always renew on both sides of an axle.
Removing and installing → Chapter
10 -  Inner brake pad
With spring
Thickness: 11 mm not including backplate.
Wear limit: 2 mm not including backplate.
Checking thickness → Booklet.
Always renew on both sides of an axle.
Removing and installing → Chapter
11 -  Spring
Fitted only on inner brake pad
Ensure correct installation position
12 -  Brake line
14 Nm
13 -  Bracket
14 -  Retaining spring for brake hose to bracket
15 -  Brake hose with banjo union and banjo bolt
Connection to brake caliper, 35 Nm
Connection to brake line, 14 Nm
16 -  Guide pin
35 Nm
17 -  Cover caps
For guide pins
18 -  Sealing ring
For parking brake motor
Renew
19 -  Hexagon socket head bolt
8 Nm
20 -  Parking brake motor
Removing and installing → Chapter

 
     
Tool insert -T10035-
 

Rear brakes

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-   ...

Removing and installing brake pads or linings
Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system -VAS 5051- Tool set for brake bleeding -VAS 6564- ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing coolant pump
Special tools and workshop equipment required Refractometer -T10007 A- Drip tray for workshop hoist -VAS 6208- Hose clip pliers -VAS 6340- Cooling system charge unit -VAS 6096- Adapter for cooling ...

Folding the backrests on the rear bench seat forwards and backwards
Fig. 95 Rear bench seat: release button ①; red marking ② First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The rear seat is split for folding. Each part of the rear bench seat can be folded down to increase the size of the luggage compartment. Folding the rear ...

Control and regulating unit for air conditioning system -J127
This control and regulating unit switches off the refrigerant flow through the second evaporator if the temperature at the cooling fins of the second evaporator falls to the freezing point of water (icing protection).   ...

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