When to replace the Brake Pads on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 NGT (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.041), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Round-nose pliers
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 – Mercedes W211– should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Brake Pads on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Brake Pads - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Connect the service equipment and switch the SBC system to service mode.
    Please note!
    Some vehicles may not have the SBC system.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 5
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Brake Pads - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Brake Pads on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 9
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    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Brake Pads on W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Brake Pads replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Brake Pads on W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Brake Pads on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Brake Pads
    Install the brake caliper wind back tool.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  16. Step 17
    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor.
    Step 18
    How to change Brake Pads on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  17. Step 19
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Brake Pads - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    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 W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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