When to replace the Brake Discs on your MERCEDES-BENZ 190
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 1.8 (201.018), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.022), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.0 (201.122), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.0 (201.122), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.3 E, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake disc and pads set on MERCEDES W201 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for 190 (W201) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W201. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Dielectric grease
Anti-squeal paste
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Brake caliper wind back tool
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W201. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Mercedes W201 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.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Brake Discs on Mercedes W201 1982 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024) 1983 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  3. Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 1985 by yourself
    Raise the car.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W201. AUTODOC recommends:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ 190 D 2.5 (201.126) 1986 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 1987: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 8
    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.
    Step 9
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a combination spanner #13.
  9. Step 11
    Changing of Brake Discs on Mercedes W201 1990 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Detach the brake pad wear sensor wiring harness.
  10. Step 12
    MERCEDES-BENZ 190 E 2.0 (201.024) Brake Discs replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 13
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  12. Step 14
    190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126) 1993 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W201. Professionals recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
  13. Step 15
    How to change Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 1982 - tips and tricks
    Remove the brake pads.
  14. Step 16
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W201 1983 D 2.5 (201.126) Brake Discs
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 17
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    Unscrew the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 18
    How to change Brake Discs on Mercedes W201 1982 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the fastening bolts.
  17. Step 19
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024) 1983 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the brake caliper bracket.
  18. Step 20
    Mercedes W201 E 1.8 (201.018) 1984 Brake Discs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 21
    Changing Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 1985 by yourself
    Unscrew the brake disc fasteners. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 22
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ 190 D 2.5 (201.126) 1986 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  21. Step 23
    How to replace Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 1987: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the brake disc.
  22. Step 24
    How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on Mercedes W201 E 2.3 (201.028) 1988 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the wheel hub. Use a wire brush.
  23. Step 25
    Need to know how to renew Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ 190 1989? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Treat the contacting surface. Use ceramic grease.
  24. Step 26
    Changing of Brake Discs on Mercedes W201 1990 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install a new brake disc.
  25. Step 27
    MERCEDES-BENZ 190 E 2.0 (201.024) Brake Discs replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Install the fastening bolt.
  26. Step 28
    Replacing Brake Discs on Mercedes W201 1992 E 2.0 (201.024) by yourself
    Tighten the brake disc fasteners. Use HEX No.H5. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 10 Nm torque.
  27. Step 29
    190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126) 1993 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake caliper bracket of dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
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