Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 270 CDI (211.616)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change brake pad wear sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ (W211) E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Round-nose pliers
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pad Wear Sensor for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Sensor, brake pad wear on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Sensor, brake pad wear
How to change Sensor, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Sensor, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
How to change Warning Contact Set, brake pad wear on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Warning Contact Set, brake pad wear
How to change Warning Contact Set, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Warning Contact Set, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
How to change Warning Contact, brake pad wear on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Warning Contact, brake pad wear
How to change Warning Contact, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Warning Contact, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Warning Contact, brake pad wear on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 270 CDI (211.616)
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 270 CDI (211.616)
Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake pad wear sensors on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. How to change Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
  2. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Connect the service equipment and switch the SBC system to service mode.
    Please note!
    Some vehicles may not have the SBC system.
  3. Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Changing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  5. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  6. How to replace Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  8. Need to know how to renew Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 8
    Remove the wheel.
  9. Changing of Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.Use round-nose pliers.
  10. MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
  11. Replacing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Step 11
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Brake Pad Wear Sensor DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    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. How to change Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Remove the brake pads.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Brake Pad Wear Sensor
    Step 14
    Remove the brake pad wear sensor from the brake pad.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  16. How to change Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Install the brake pads.
  17. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Install the wear sensor on the brake pads.
  18. Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  19. Changing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Step 19
    Attach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor.
  20. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  21. How to replace Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Mercedes W211
  23. Need to know how to renew Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  24. Changing of Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  25. MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
  26. Replacing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Step 26
    Switch the SBC system to operating mode and disconnect the service equipment.
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Professionals recommend:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  27. E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Brake Pad Wear Sensor DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
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