When to replace the Brake Pads on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 200 D (202.120), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 220 D (202.121), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 250 D (202.125), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 180 (202.018), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 280 (202.028), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 200 (202.020), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 180 (202.018), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 230 Kompressor (202.024), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 230 (202.023), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 200 D (202.122), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 220 CDI (202.133), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 200 CDI (202.134), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 220 D (202.021) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for C-Class Saloon (W202) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. Use the following procedure:
  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 #17.
  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 – Mercedes W202. 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
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 10
    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
    Step 11
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    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 12
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. Professionals recommend:
    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.
  10. Step 13
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  11. Step 14
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  12. Step 15
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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 – Mercedes W202. Tip:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  13. Step 16
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  14. Step 17
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement W202 1998 C 200 2.0 (202.020) Brake Pads
    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W202. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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