When to replace the Brake Hose on your BMW Z4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake hose : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 si, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 3.0 si, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 si, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.0 i, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.2 i, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 2.5 i, BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) 3.0 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: brake hose – BMW Z4 (E85). 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 Z4 (E85). 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 Z4 (E85). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. BMW Z4 (E85)
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the brake caliper and to the brake circuit pipe. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake hose – BMW Z4 (E85). Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  6. Step 8
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    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  7. Step 9
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    Loosen the brake hose fastening. Use a combination spanner #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 10
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    Detach the brake hose from the shock strut.
  9. Step 11
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the brake hose to the brake circuit pipe. Use a combination spanner #10.
  10. Step 12
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    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.
  11. Step 13
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    Screw the new brake hose onto the brake caliper.
  12. Step 14
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    Fasten the brake hose on the strut.
  13. Step 15
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    Screw the brake hose onto the brake circuit pipe.
  14. Step 16
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper. Use a combination spanner #14. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 22 Nm torque.
  15. Step 17
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    Tighten the fastener connecting the brake hose to the brake circuit pipe. Use a combination spanner #10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 14 Nm torque.
  16. Step 18
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    Clean the brake hose mounting seat on the brake circuit pipe. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake hose – BMW Z4 (E85). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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