When to replace the Brake Pads on your OPEL ASTRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.2 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.6 (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.6 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.8 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.7 TD (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 2.0 DI (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.4 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 2.0 DTI 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.7 DTI 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.6 (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.8 16V (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.7 CDTI (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.6 (F08, F48), OPEL Astra G CC (T98) 1.4 (F08, F48) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / front brake pad set on OPEL ASTRA-G CC 1 (F48_,F08_) Hatchback

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Anti-squeal paste
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. 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
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Astra G F48
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the fastener attaching the brake hose to the shock strut. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 11
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    Pull aside the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. 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.
  13. Step 13
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  14. Step 14
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring.
  15. Step 15
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. Step 16
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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 – Opel Astra G F48. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  17. Step 17
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Astra G F48. Tip:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  18. Step 18
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    Install the brake caliper retaining spring.
  19. Step 19
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    Treat the brake caliper bracket where it contacts the brake pads. Use anti-squeal paste.
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