When to replace the Brake Calipers on your BMW 5 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 540 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 525 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 d, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 520 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 525 i, BMW 5 Touring (E39) 530 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW 5 Touring (E39). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Brake caliper guide pins grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Flare nut spanner №11
Flare nut spanner №14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Flat Screwdriver
Brake hose clip
Brake bleeder kit
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW 5 Touring (E39). AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW 5 Touring (E39). Recommended sequence of steps:
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