When to replace the Brake Calipers on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 180 (203.035), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 180 Kompressor (203.046), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.042), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.007), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CGI Kompressor (203.043), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.008), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
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
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. Step 1
    How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  3. Step 3
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W203
  7. Step 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
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 8
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    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. Step 9
    Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  10. Step 10
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    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. Step 11
    Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) by yourself
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  12. Step 12
    C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Loosen the brake hose fastening. Use a combination spanner #14.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Brake Calipers
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 15
    DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.008) 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Remove the brake caliper.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    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. Step 17
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the brake pads.
  18. Step 18
    Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove caliper guide pins.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  21. Step 21
    How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    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. Step 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
    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. Step 23
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    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. Step 24
    Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    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. Step 25
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Treat the contact surfaces between the brake pads and the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
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