When to replace the Brake Discs on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 250 D (124.126, 124.129), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 D (124.131), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 200 (124.019), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 220 (124.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 280 (124.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 280 (124.028), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 200 D (124.120), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 250 Turbo-D (124.128), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 Turbo-D 4-matic (124.333), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 Turbo-D (124.133), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 4-matic (124.230) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for E-Class Saloon (W124) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W124. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
All-purpose cleaning spray
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 17
HEX bit No.H5
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Pin punch
Hammer
Tap wrench
Long nose pliers
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W124. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Mercedes W124 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 W124. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  3. Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 220 2.2 (124.022) 1996 by yourself
    Raise the car.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  5. Step 6
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W124. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the brake pad guide pins. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the brake pad guide pins. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.
  10. Step 11
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar (2 pieces).
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Brake Discs on Mercedes E Class W124 1995 E 250 D 2.5 (124.126, 124.129) by yourself
    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W124) E 200 D 2.0 (124.120) 1996 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) 1993 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #17.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Mercedes W124. AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Brake Discs on Mercedes E Class W124 1993 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 250 D 2.5 (124.126, 124.129) 1994 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the brake disc fasteners. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 19
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 220 2.2 (124.022) 1996 by yourself
    Release the parking brake adjuster. Use a flat screwdriver.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 D 2.0 (124.120) 1993 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the brake disc.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Brake Discs on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) 1994: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the wheel hub. Use a wire brush.
  22. Step 23
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    Treat the contacting surface. Use ceramic grease.
  23. Step 24
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    Install a new brake disc.
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