When to replace the Brake Pads on your OPEL MERIVA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport LPG (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.8 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 DTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 Turbo (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Meriva X03. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC experts 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 – Opel Meriva X03 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Meriva X03
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. 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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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Meriva X03. 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.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Meriva X03. Professionals recommend:
    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 nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Meriva X03. 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
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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 Meriva X03. 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 – Opel Meriva X03. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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