When to replace the Brake Calipers on your BMW X3
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW X3 (E83) xDrive 35 d, BMW X3 (E83) 3.0 sd View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for X3 (E83) and other BMW models
Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – BMW X3 (E83). 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 X3 (E83). 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 X3 (E83). Recommended sequence of steps:
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