When to replace the Brake Calipers on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake caliper : 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 220 CDI (211.606), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 220 CDI (211.608), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 270 CDI (211.616), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 270 CDI (211.616), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 280 CDI (211.620) 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 E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Flare nut spanner №14
Combination spanner #10
Drive socket # 8
Torx bit T40
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Crow bar
Brake hose clip
Brake bleeder kit
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). Use the following procedure:
  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
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 220 CDI (211.606) 2004 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  3. Step 6
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211) E 220 CDI (211.608) 2005 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 7
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  5. Step 8
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    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  6. Step 9
    How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) 2008: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the ABS cable holder. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 10
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    Detach the ABS wiring harness bracket.
  8. Step 11
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
    Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use Torx T40. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 14
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    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.
  11. Step 15
    Replacing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211) 2006 E 220 CDI (211.606) by yourself
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 16
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 17
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    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  13. Step 18
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    Loosen the brake hose fastening. Use a flare nut spanner #14.
  14. Step 19
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). Professionals recommend:
    When replacing the brake caliper, it is recommended to check the brake hose for damages and, if necessary, to replace it with a new one.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.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.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.
  15. Step 20
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    Remove the brake pads.
  16. Step 21
    How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211) 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper. Use a flare nut spanner #14.
  17. Step 22
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) E 220 CDI (211.606) 2004 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Disconnect the brake hose.
  18. Step 23
    Treat the brake hose. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 24
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    Install and fix the brake hose into a new caliper. Use a flare nut spanner #14.
  19. Step 25
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    Install the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake caliper – MERCEDES-BENZ E-Klasse Pritsche / Fahrgestell (VF211). Tip:
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.
  20. Step 26
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 220 CDI (211.606) 2007 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
  21. Step 27
    Screw in the guide pins.
    Step 28
    How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Platform / Chassis (VF211) 2008: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners. Use Torx T40. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 28 Nm torque.
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