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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:

Tyre sealant disposal
Tyre sealant or residue must not be mixed or disposed of with other fluids. Excess tyre sealant must be collected and stored in a plastic container. The plastic container can be disposed of through the disposal system along with th ...

Removing and installing coupling rod
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- Removing –  Loosen wheel bolts. –  ...

Using a child seat on the rear seats
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings When fitting a child seat to a rear seat, the position of the front seat must be adjusted to ensure that the child has sufficient space. Adjust the front seat according to the size of the child seat and child. Ensure t ...

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