When to replace the Brake Discs on your MERCEDES-BENZ VITO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 108 D 2.3 (638.164), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 110 TD 2.3 (638.174), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 113 2.0 (638.114, 638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 114 2.3 (638.134, 638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 108 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 110 CDI 2.2 (638.194) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Impact screwdriver
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Mercedes Vito W638 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. Take the following 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
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. Professionals recommend:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the brake pads fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the retaining springs of the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the brake pad retaining pin.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the retainer of the brake pads. Use a crowbar. Use a rubber mallet.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #13. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. Tip:
    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.
  15. Step 15
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use an impact screwdriver.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    If necessary, use a rubber mallet.
  16. Step 16
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    Remove the brake disc.
  17. Step 17
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  18. Step 18
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    Install the brake disc.
  19. Step 19
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    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use a Phillips screwdriver. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 9 Nm torque.
  20. Step 20
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes Vito W638. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  21. Step 21
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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