When to replace the Brake Pads on your CITROËN XSARA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 2.0 HDi, CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 1.9 D, CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 1.4 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 pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Wheel impact socket #19
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. Tip:
  • 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 – CITROËN XSARA Box. 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 #19.
  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. CITROËN XSARA Box
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a combination spanner #15.
  7. Step 9
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. 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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  10. Step 12
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  11. Step 13
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  12. Step 14
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – CITROËN XSARA Box. Professionals recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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