When to replace the Brake Calipers on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 160 Kompressor (203.730), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI (203.708), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 CDI (203.707), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.742), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 180 Kompressor (203.746), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI (203.706), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 180 (203.735) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #9
Combination spanner #14
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake bleeder kit
Brake hose clip
Pin punch
Hammer
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right brake calipers on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Recommended sequence of steps:
  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
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 9
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    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  9. Step 10
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    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  10. Step 11
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    Loosen the brake hose fastening. Use a combination spanner #14.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the brake caliper.
  13. Step 14
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    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    When replacing a brake caliper it is recommended to replace brake pads, check the state of the brake discs and replace them with new ones if necessary.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 16
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    Step 17
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    Remove the brake pad retaining pin. Use a hammer. Use a pin punch.
  16. Step 18
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    Remove the brake pads.
  17. Step 19
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.706) 2002 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  18. Step 20
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    Treat the surface where the brake pads contact the brake caliper. Use anti-squeal paste.
  19. Step 21
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    Screw the brake caliper on the brake pipe.
  20. Step 22
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    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
  21. Step 23
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    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners. Use a drive socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 55 Nm torque.
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