Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti, BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5, BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i, BMW 3 Touring (E46) 323 i

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads on BMW E36 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake pads – BMW E36. Tools you might need:
Replacement: brake pads – BMW E36. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for 3 Saloon (E36) and other BMW models
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW E36 320i 2.0 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Pad Set, disc brake
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5 – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E36) 323 i 2.5
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Convertible (E36) 323 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Coupe (E36) 323 i
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i
BMW 3 Touring (E36) 323 i
Changing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Compact (E36) 323 ti
Main steps for Brake Pad Set, disc brake replacement on BMW 3 Touring (E46) 323 i
BMW 3 Touring (E46) 323 i
Replacement: brake pads – BMW E36. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E36 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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