When to replace the Brake Pads on your BMW 3 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 320 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 320 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 xi, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 xd, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i, BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 320 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 120 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 120 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 116 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 118 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 120 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E87) 120 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 318 d, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 316 i, BMW 3 Touring (E91) 320 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 120 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 118 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 120 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 130 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 118 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 120 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 118 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 120 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 118 d, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 120 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 116 i, BMW 1 Hatchback (E81) 116 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 118 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 118 d, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 118 i, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 120 i, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 118 i, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 120 d, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 118 d, BMW 1 Convertible (E88) 118 dView more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs and front brake pads on BMW 3 E90 TUTORIAL | AUTODOC

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for 3 Saloon (E90) and other BMW models
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW E90 320d 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 (E90) 330 xi – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 xi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 i
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 320 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 320 i
Brake Pad Set, disc brake removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 xd
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 330 xd
Changing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d – tips for first time repair
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d
Main steps for Brake Pad Set, disc brake replacement on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i
How to change Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i – tips for proper car maintenance
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 i
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 d
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 316 d
Easy tricks to help you to replace Brake Pad Set, disc brake on BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d
BMW 3 Saloon (E90) 318 d
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – BMW E90. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – BMW E90. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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 E90 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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