When to replace the Brake Pads on your MINI MINI
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Pad Set, disc brake : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One, MINI Convertible (R52) One

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / front brake pad set on MINI COOPER 1 (R50, R52) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Mini R50, R53. 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
Flat screwdriver
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Hatchback (R50, R53) and other MINI models
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Brake Pad Set, disc brake
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MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One
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MINI Convertible (R52) One
Replacement: brake pads – Mini R50, R53. Professionals recommend:
  • 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 – Mini R50, R53 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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