When to replace the Brake Discs on your BMW 1 SERIES
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 118 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 118 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 i, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 120 d, BMW 1 Coupe (E82) 125 i View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake discs on BMW 1 Series E82 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake discs – BMW E82. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
HEX bit no.H6.
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Crow bar
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – BMW E82. Professionals recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car BMW E82 in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • Please note: all work on the car – BMW E82 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Remove the wiper arm cover.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Step 5
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  5. Step 6
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  6. Step 7
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – BMW E82. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the wheel.
  9. Step 10
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    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor. Use a crowbar.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with the brake pad wear sensor.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  13. Step 14
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – BMW E82. AUTODOC experts 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.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the brake pads.
  16. Step 17
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 18
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #16. Use a tap wrench.
  18. Step 19
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  19. Step 20
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 21
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use HEX No.H6. Use an impact screwdriver.
  21. Step 22
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    Remove the brake disc.
  22. Step 23
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  23. Step 24
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – BMW E82. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  24. Step 25
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    Install the brake disc.
  25. Step 26
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    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use HEX No.H6. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 9 Nm torque.
  26. Step 27
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    Install the brake caliper bracket.
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