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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Rear brakes

Rear brakes FNc-M38 (15”):
 

Rear brakes

Item PR No.   1KE / 1KV
1 Brake caliper FNc-M38 (15”)
2 Brake pad, thickness mm 11
Brake pad, wear limit without backplate mm 2
3 Brake disc Diameter in mm 272
  Brake disc, thickness mm 10
  Brake disc, wear limit mm 8
4 Brake caliper, piston Diameter in mm 38
 
     
Rear brakes FNc-M42 (17”):
 

Rear brakes

Item PR No.   1KJ / 1KY
1 Brake caliper FNc-M42 (17”)
2 Brake pad, thickness mm 11
Brake pad, wear limit without backplate mm 2
3 Brake disc Diameter in mm 310
  Brake disc, thickness mm 22
  Brake disc, wear limit mm 20
4 Brake caliper, piston Diameter in mm 42
Technical data
Brake master cylinder and brake servo     Brake master cylinder Diameter in mm 23.81 Brake ...

Brake test
General information The drive is provided by the test rig. For the test, ensure for vehicles with a manual gearbox that ...

Other materials:

Flat spots (from locking wheels)
Flat spots can result from an extreme brake application which causes the wheels to lock, so that the rubber is worn off at the contact patch between the tread and the road surface. As the tyres slide over the road surface, friction generates ...

Contact corrosion
Contact corrosion can occur if unsuitable fasteners (bolts, nuts, washers, etc.) are used. Therefore, only fastening elements with a special surface coating are installed in the vehicle. In addition, rubber and plastic p ...

Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out on wheel rim
–  Attach rim to wheel balancing machine. –  Use the centring system for wheel balancing machines -VAS 5271-. –  Preload tyre gauge approx. 2 mm. –  Tu ...

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