When to replace the Brake Pads on your FORD KA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD KA (RB_) 1.6 i, FORD KA (RB_) 1.6 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 pads – FORD KA (RB_). Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). 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.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – FORD KA (RB_).
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood. 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
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). Tip:
    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.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  12. Step 13
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  13. Step 14
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement FORD KA (RB_) 1996 1.6 Brake Pads
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 16
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – FORD KA (RB_). AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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