When to replace the Brake Pads on your ABARTH 500 / 595
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXD1A), ABARTH 500 / 595 / 695 Hatchback (312_) 1.4 (312.AXF11, 312.AXF1A, 312.AXD1A) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads on ABARTH 500 (312) Hatchback [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Anti-squeal paste
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  4. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 8
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor electric socket. Disconnect the brake pad wear sensor plug. Remove the ABS sensor connector. Remove the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  9. Step 9
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    Release the ABS sensor cable from the holder on the brake caliper.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
  13. Step 13
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    Clean the brake pad clips. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 14
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    Treat the brake caliper bracket where it contacts the brake pads. Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  15. Step 15
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Abarth 595. Tip:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
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