Remove the brakefluid cap and ensure there is space for fluid to be pushed back into it without it overflowing. Lever the spring clip away ensuring you hold the top edge (otherwise it may fly off and cause injury)
Remove the 2 x rubber bolt water covers
Using a 7mm allen key remove the 2 x bolts holding the caliper
Unclip the brake pad level sensor (if fitted)
Using a suitable lever push the caliper away from the pads
Remove the outer pad from carrier and inner pad from the caliper. Remove the 2 x 21mm pad carrier bolts. Remove the carrier frame.
Using a T30 torx remove the screw holding the disc and clean up any rusty areas.
Remove any labels or stickers from the new disc
Fit the new disc and replace the T30 torx screw. Refit and torque up the 2 x 21mm pad carrier bolts. Push the caliper piston back with a suitable tool.
Apply Volkswagen Genuine pad lube to the pad back surface and ends where they slide on the carrier.
Fit the pads, one directly to the caliper and the other to the front of the disc. Reconnect (if applicable) the pad level sensor plug.
Torque the caliper 7mm allen bolts and refit the spring clip. Clean any grease from the disc surface. Ensure the brakefluid is at the correct level and refit the cap.
Warning! Pump the brake pedal to close the gap between the pads and the discs before driving off! Failure to do so may result in an accident or injury.
The â€œHow toâ€ information on this site is for guidance only. Do not attempt a repair if you are not appropriately trained or do not have the correct tools or equipment to conduct a repair safely.