When to replace the Brake Calipers on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 316 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change brake caliper on BMW E46 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for 3 Saloon (E46) and other BMW models
Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW E46. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #9
Flare nut spanner #14
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Brake bleeder kit
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW E46. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 E46. Take the following steps:
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