When to replace the Brake Discs on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5, BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti, BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs on BMW E36 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for 3 Saloon (E36) and other BMW models
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Brake Disc
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BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
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BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Disc on BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti
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BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
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BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – BMW E36. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 16
HEX bit No.H5
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car BMW E36 in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E36 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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