Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ С W203 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. 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
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Calipers for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Brake Caliper on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Caliper
How to change Brake Caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Caliper on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745)
Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. 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 W203. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  5. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 8
    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 W203. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  9. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  10. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Put a container for gathering brake fluid beneath.
  11. Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 11
    Loosen the brake hose fastening.Use a combination spanner #14.
  12. C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a drive socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Remove the brake caliper.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Brake Calipers
    Step 14
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. 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.
  15. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.008) 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  16. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    While replacing the brake caliper on Mercedes W203, closely examine brake hoses for any signs of damage. Replace them if needed.
    Step 17
    Remove the brake pad retaining pin.Use a hammer.Use a pin punch.
  17. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 18
    Remove the brake pads.
  18. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 19
    If going to use the old brake pads, clean them.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  19. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 20
    Treat the surface where the brake pads contact the brake caliper. Use anti-squeal paste.
  20. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 21
    Screw the brake caliper on the brake pipe.
  21. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 22
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 23
    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners.Use a drive socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 85 Nm torque.
  23. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 24
    Tighten the fastener connecting the brake pipe to the brake caliper.Use a combination spanner #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  24. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 25
    Install the brake pads.
  25. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Brake Calipers replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 26
    Install the brake pad retaining pin.Use a hammer.Use a pin punch.
  26. Replacing Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 27
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
  27. C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Brake Calipers DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 28
    Undo the brake bleeder screw.Use a combination spanner #9.
  28. How to change Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Step 29
    Connect the brake bleeder kit to the brake bleeder screw.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Brake Calipers
    Step 30
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  30. DIY replacement of Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.008) 2006 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 31
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
  31. How to change Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 32
    Bleed the brake caliper system.
  32. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Brake Calipers - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 33
    Tighten the brake bleeder screw.Use a combination spanner #9.
  33. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Brake Calipers replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 34
    Disconnect the brake bleeder kit.
  34. Changing Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 35
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  35. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Brake Calipers - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 36
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Mercedes W203
  36. How to replace Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 37
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  37. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Calipers replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 38
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
  38. Need to know how to renew Brake Calipers on MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 39
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    Replacement: brake caliper – Mercedes W203. Professionals recommend:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  39. Changing of Brake Calipers on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 40
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
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