How to replace rear brake pads on VW PASSAT B6 (3C5)

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10/11/2021
How to replace rear brake pads on VW PASSAT B6 (3C5)

The list of works that need to be performed when replacing the rear brake pads:

Sequence of actions at the simplified (fast) replacement of back brake pads:

  1. Connecting a diagnostic adapter. For example 'Vasya Diagnost' or another
  2. Check the parking brake control unit for errors. In the absence of errors, proceed
  3. We program the parking brake pads
  4. We hang out the car, for dismantling of a wheel. Lift or jack
  5. Remove the wheel
  6. We distribute blocks by installation or the screw-driver (in the absence of the specialized tool the Device for cultivation of brake cylinders Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Ford 65803 F, JTC 4165, TOPTUL JGAR0304)
  7. Unscrew the caliper from the bracket, two turnkey bolts 13mm
  8. Take the caliper aside and dismantle the old brake pads
  9. We distribute blocks using the specialized tool for cultivation of brake cylinders Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Ford 65803 F, JTC 4165, TOPTUL JGAR0304 (on condition of performance of the 6th point)
  10. Visually inspect the caliper for mechanical damage and leakage of brake fluid
  11. We install new brake pads
  12. We mount a support on a landing place and we tighten fastening bolts, bolts turnkey of 13 mm
  13. We mount a wheel
  14. We lower the car
  15. Software, through diagnostic equipment, we build pads and adapt new brake pads
  16. Check the parking brake control unit for errors. In the absence of errors, proceed
  17. Check the tightening of the wheel bolts
  18. Press the brake pedal 5 to 10 times
  19. Check the brake fluid level

 

 

Description with illustrations


 

1. Connection of the diagnostic adapter. For example 'Vasya Diagnost' or another

 

 

 

  • We go into the parking brake control unit

 

 


 

2. Check the parking brake control unit for errors.

 

 


 

  • In the absence of errors, continue
  • If you find faults and inconsistencies, be sure to notify the person responsible for the car.

3. Programmatically spread the parking brake pads

  • Go to 'Basic Settings'

 

 

  • In the Basic settings, select the item 'Dilute the parking brakes' - Run

 

 

  • During the basic installation, there should be the sound of electric motors in the area of the rear calipers. Electric motors of the rear brake calipers, which perform the role of tightening the parking brake pads.

 

 


 

4. We hang out the car, for dismantle of a wheel. Lift or jack

 


 

5. Remove the wheel.

 


 

6. We distribute blocks by installation or the screw-driver (in the absence of the specialized tool the Device for cultivation of brake cylinders Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Ford 65803 F,, TOPTUL JGAR0304)

 

 


 

7. We unscrew a support from a bracket, two turnkey bolts of 13 mm

 

 


 

8. We take away a support aside and we dismantle old brake pads

 

 

  • We dismantle old brake linings (pads)

 

 


9. We distribute blocks with use of the specialized tool for cultivation of brake cylinders Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Ford 65803 F,, TOPTUL JGAR0304 (on condition of performance of the 6th point)


 

10. Visually check the caliper for mechanical damage and leakage of brake fluid, if you find a fault and inconsistencies, be sure to notify the person responsible for the car!

  • check the finger files of the guide calipers (must be intact)
  • check the anther of the cylinder (must be intact, no leaks)
  • check the integrity of the springs that press the pads and prevent them from vibrating (must be intact and without cracks, in the presence of new replace)
  • manually check for excessive rocking of the fingers of the guide calipers (in case of excessive rocking, it is recommended to replace or restore the bracket and fingers)
  • manually check the free movement of the fingers of the guide calipers (must walk freely without wedging, otherwise, the recommendation to replace the repair kit of the fingers of the guide calipers, or restoration)
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  • In the absence of damage, we continue to work:

11. We mount new brake pads

 

 


 

12. We mount a support on a landing place and we tighten fastening bolts, bolts turnkey of 13 mm

 


 

13. We mount a wheel

 

 


 

14. We lower the car

 


 

15. Software, through diagnostic equipment, erect pads and adapt new brake pads

  • We go into the parking brake control unit
  • Go to 'Basic Settings'
  • Select the item 'Install the parking brake after replacement or repair' - perform

 

 

  • The command execution window will appear

 

 

  • During the basic installation, there should be the sound of electric motors in the area of the rear calipers. Electric motors of the rear brake calipers, which perform the role of tightening the parking brake pads.

 


 

16. Check the parking brake control unit for errors.

 

 

  • In the absence of errors, continue

 

17. We check up an inhaling of wheel bolts

 


 

18. We press a brake pedal from 5 to 10 times

 


 

19. Check of level of brake liquid