When to replace the Brake Discs on your NISSAN LEAF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.2 DIG-T, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.5 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.6 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.6 dCi ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.3 DIG-T, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.7 dCi ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0 (J11E), NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.6 DIG-T, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.7 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.5 dCi, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0 ALL MODE 4x4-i (J11R), NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.3 DIG-T, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 1.3 DIG-T, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0 ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0 ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN Qashqai II (J11, J11_) 2.0, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 ALL MODE 4x4-i (NT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid (HT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid ALL MODE 4x4-i (HNT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 ALL MODE 4x4-i (NT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid (HT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 ALL MODE 4x4-i (NT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 ALL MODE 4x4-i (NT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 1.6 DIG-T (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 1.6 dCi ALL MODE 4x4-i (NT32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 1.3 DIG-T, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.0 Hybrid 4WD, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 2.5 ALL MODE 4x4-i, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 1.6 dCi (T32), NISSAN X-TRAIL (T32) 1.3 DIG-T View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs / front brake rotors on NISSAN LEAF 1 (ZE0U) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for LEAF and other NISSAN models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Nissan Leaf ZE0 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 – Nissan Leaf ZE0 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Nissan Leaf ZE0
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. 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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the brake pads.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the retaining springs of the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  12. Step 13
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    Install the retaining springs of the brake pads.
  13. Step 14
    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 15
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  14. Step 16
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    Install the brake pads.
  15. Step 17
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    Install the brake caliper and fix it. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #14. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 26 Nm torque.
  16. Step 18
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 19
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
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