How to replace front wheel bearing / front hub bearing on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


1. Loosen the wheel hub fastener. Use a drive socket #27.
Use a tap wrench. 2. Raise the front of the car and secure on supports. 3. Unscrew the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #17. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts. 4. Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
Use a crowbar. guide pins area. 5. Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.
Use HEX No.H7.
Use a ratchet wrench. 6. Spread the brake pads.
Use a crowbar. 7. Remove the brake caliper. AUTODOC recommends:
Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.
Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose. Don’t press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary. 8. Unscrew the brake disc fastening
Use Torx T30. 9. Remove the brake disc. 10. Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut.
Use a drive socket #27. 11. Clean all joints of the arm.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. Wear protective goggles.
Wear a respirator. 12. Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a drive socket #16.
Use a tap wrench. 13. Disconnect the spherical joint from the arm. 14. Remove the drive shaft from the wheel hub. AUTODOC recommends:
Make sure that the steering knuckle is not released from load. 15. Clean the wheel hub fastener.
Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 16. Unscrew the hub bearing mounting.
Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
Use a tap wrench. 17. Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit. 18. Clean the hub bearing mounting seat.
Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray. 19. Install the new wheel hub with a bearing. 20. Tighten the fastener of the wheel hub bearing. Use XZN #12. AUTODOC recommends:
The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin. 21. Apply some copper grease to the hub where it contacts the brake disk. 22. Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 23. Mount the drive shaft into the
wheel hub. 24. Attach the ball joint to the control arm. 25. Tighten the ball joint fastener.
Use a drive socket #16. 26. Install and tighten the drive shaft bolt.
Use a drive socket #27. 27. Treat the hub where it contacts the brake disk.
Use copper grease. 28. Install the brake disc. 29. Tighten the brake disc fastening.
Use Torx T30. 30. Install the brake caliper and fix it.
Use HEX No.H7. 31. Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. 32. Clean the brake disk surface.
Use a wire brush. Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. 33. Clean the brake disk surface.
Use a brake cleaner. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. 34. Screw in the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #17. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts. 35. Lower the car. 36. Tighten the bolt connecting the drive shaft to the wheel hub. Use a drive socket #27.
Use a torque wrench. 37. Tighten the wheel bolts using a criss-cross pattern. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.

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