Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 200 Kompressor (203.245)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ С W203 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Brake caliper guide pins grease
Drive socket # E8
Drive socket # 12
Combination spanner №14
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Round-nose pliers
Fluid container
Wheel impact socket #17
Crow bar
Brake hose clip
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Brake Caliper on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Caliper
How to change Brake Caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 200 Kompressor (203.245)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 200 Kompressor (203.245)
Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 – Mercedes W203. Use the following procedure:
  1. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
  2. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  3. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  4. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 4
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W203
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 8
    Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug.Remove the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.Use round-nose pliers.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  10. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  11. Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 11
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  12. C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Loosen the brake hose fastening.Use a combination spanner #14.
  13. How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Brake Calipers
    Step 14
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.008) 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Remove the brake caliper.
  16. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC recommends:
    When replacing the brake caliper, it is recommended to check the brake hose for damages and, if necessary, to replace it with a new one. When replacing a brake caliper it is recommended to replace brake pads, check the state of the brake discs and replace them with new ones if necessary.
  17. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Remove the brake pads.
  18. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Remove caliper guide pins.
  19. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 19
    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.
  20. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  21. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Clean old grease and rust stains, if there are any, from the caliper guide pins and guide pin boots.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Treat the brake caliper guide pins.Use the brake caliper guide pin grease.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    If no new guide pins were supplied in a kit with the new brake calipers, use the old pins.
  23. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  24. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Treat the brake caliper bracket.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  25. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Treat the contact surfaces between the brake pads and the brake caliper bracket.Use anti-squeal paste.
  26. Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 26
    Install the guide pins into the brake caliper bracket.
  27. C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Install new pad guide pins.
  28. How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Install the brake pads.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Brake Calipers
    Step 29
    Install the brake hose to the new brake caliper.
  30. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.008) 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    Install the caliper.
  31. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Screw in the brake caliper fasteners.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Hold up the brake caliper.
  32. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners.Use a drive socket #12.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
  33. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 33
    Tighten the brake hose fastener.Use a combination spanner #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 15 Nm torque.
  34. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 34
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
  35. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 35
    Connect the brake pad wear sensor plug.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Professionals recommend:
    Bleed the brake caliper system.
  36. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 36
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  37. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 37
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Mercedes W203
  38. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 38
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  39. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 39
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
  40. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 40
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir and top up if necessary.
    Step 41
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  41. Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 42
    Close the hood.
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