Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads / brake pad set on NISSAN QASHQAI (J10, NJ10) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tools you might need:
Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 14
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) and other NISSAN models
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Brake Pad Set, disc brake
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NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0
NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0
Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • 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.
Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Nissan Qashqai J10.
  1. How to change Brake Pads on Nissan Qashqai j10 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
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    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
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    Step 4
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Changing Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 dCi 2009 by yourself
    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Nissan Qashqai J10
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    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2011: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 7
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 8
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #14.Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Changing of Brake Pads on Nissan Qashqai j10 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 10
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Professionals recommend:
    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.
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    Step 11
    Remove the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
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    Step 12
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  12. Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6 dCi 2009 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 13
    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 – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tip:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  13. How to change Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Step 14
    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Nissan Qashqai j10 2011 1.6 dCi Brake Pads
    Step 15
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a nylon cleaning brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 16
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. How to change Brake Pads on Nissan Qashqai j10 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 17
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 40 Nm torque.
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    Step 18
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 19
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  19. Changing Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2.0 dCi 2009 by yourself
    Step 20
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts. Nissan Qashqai J10
  20. How to remove NISSAN QASHQAI 1.6 dCi 2010 Brake Pads - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 21
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
  21. How to replace Brake Pads on NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 2011: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 22
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Nissan Qashqai j10 2.0 Allrad 2012 - download illustrated guide
    Step 23
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir and top up if necessary.
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    Step 24
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
  24. Changing of Brake Pads on Nissan Qashqai j10 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 25
    Close the hood.
    Replacement: brake pads – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Slow down smoothly for first 150-200 km after the brake pads replacement. Avoid unneccessary and sharp braking to a stop.
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