When to replace the Brake Hose on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Hose : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 328 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 325 xi, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 323 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 320 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 323 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xd, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 318 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xd, BMW 3 Saloon (E46) 330 xi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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Tools
Replacement: brake hose – BMW 3 (E46). Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #8
Combination spanner #10
Combination spanner #14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake bleeder kit
Fluid container
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake hose – BMW 3 (E46). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left brake hoses on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake hose – BMW 3 (E46). Use the following procedure:
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