Volkswagen Golf/Jetta 2 manual

Brake pad and rear shoe lining check (Every 10 000 miles (15 000 km) or 12 months)
Routine maintenance and servicing / Brake pad and rear shoe lining check (Every 10 000 miles (15 000 km) or 12 months)


Note: VW recommend that operation of the brake pressure regulator is checked by one of their garages at the same interval that the disc pads and rear brake linings are checked for wear
Brake pads
1 Both front and rear brake pad lining wear can be checked by viewing through a hole in the wheel rim (see illustration). Use a mirror placed on the inside of the wheel. The use of a torch may also be necessary.

26.1 Check brake pad lining wear by viewing through inspection aperture
26.1 Check brake pad lining wear by viewing through inspection aperture

2 If pad thickness is less than the minimum amount specified, renew the pads as a set.

Rear brake shoes
3 Jack up the rear of the vehicle and support it on axle stands (see УJacking and vehicle supportФ). Chock the front wheels.

4 Working beneath the vehicle, remove the rubber plugs from the front of the backplates and check with a torch that the linings are not worn below the minimum thickness specified.

On completion, refit the plugs.


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