How to replace rear wheel bearing / rear hub bearing on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]
How to replace rear wheel bearing / rear hub bearing on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Multipurpose grease
Drive socket # 13
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #19 XZN socket bit # 12
XZN socket bit # 18
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Tap wrench
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock 1. Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports. 2. Unscrew the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #17. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts. 3. Spread the brake pads.
Use a crowbar. 4. Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.
Use a combination spanner #13.
Use a combination spanner #19. 5. 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. 6. Remove the brake pads. 7. Treat the brake caliper bracket fasteners.
Use WD-40 spray. 8. Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening.
Use XZN #12. Use a tap wrench.
Use a ratchet wrench. 9. Remove the caliper bracket 10. Unscrew the brake disc fastening
Use Torx T30.
Use a ratchet wrench. 11. Remove the brake disc. 12. Remove the hub bearing protection cap.
Use a crowbar.
Use a rubber mallet. 13. Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut.
Use XZN #18.
Use a tap wrench. 14. Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit. 15. Clean the guiding part of the stub axle.
Use WD-40 spray. 16. Install the new wheel hub with a bearing. 17. Tighten the hub.
Use XZN #18.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 75 Nm torque. AUTODOC recommends:
The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin. 18. Install the hub bearing protection cap.
Use a rubber mallet. 19. Treat the hub where it contacts the brake disk.
Use a multipurpose grease. 20. Install the brake disc. 21. Tighten the brake disc fastening.
Use Torx T30.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 9 Nm torque. 22. Install the brake caliper bracket. 23. Tighten the brake caliper bracket.
Use XZN #12. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 75 Nm torque. 24. Install the brake pads. 25. Install the brake caliper and fix it.
Use a combination spanner #13.
Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #13.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 30 Nm torque. 26. Clean the wheel rim mounting seat.
Use a wire brush.
Treat the contacting surface.
Use a multipurpose grease. 27. 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. 28. Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.

4 thoughts on “How to replace rear wheel bearing / rear hub bearing on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]”

  1. Ian Edwards says:

    I'm sure the tightening Torque for the securing bolt is 180nm + 180°? Not 75nm

  2. afherrera44 says:

    Hi. Good videos, try working with Porsche too. Thanks

  3. Алексей A. says:

    Good 👍👍👍

  4. autodoc.co.uk says:

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