Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake Disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MINI Hatchback (R50, R53) One, MINI Convertible (R52) One

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake discs / rear brake rotors on MINI COOPER 1 (R50, R53) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: brake discs – Mini R50, R53. Tools you need:
Replacement: brake discs – Mini R50, R53. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
HEX bit No.H7.
Torx bit T30
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Rubber mallet
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for Hatchback (R50, R53) and other MINI models
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Brake Disc
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MINI Convertible (R52) One
Replacement: brake discs – Mini R50, R53. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Mini R50, R53 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 – Mini R50, R53 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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