Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN LEAF Electric

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Brake caliper guide pins grease
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for LEAF and other NISSAN models
How to change Brake Disc on NISSAN LEAF Elektrik – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Brake Disc
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NISSAN LEAF Electric
Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Nissan Leaf ZE0 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 – Nissan Leaf ZE0 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF 2010 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
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    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
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    Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Nissan Leaf ZE0
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    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2016 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 8
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 9
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a drive socket #14.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 10
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Professionals 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.
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    Step 11
    Remove the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 12
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 13
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 14
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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    Step 15
    Install the brake pads.
  16. How to change Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF 2010 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Clean old grease and rust stains, if there are any, from the caliper guide pins and guide pin boots.
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    Step 17
    Lubricate guide pins with special brake grease.
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    Step 18
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use a drive socket #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
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    Step 19
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  20. How to remove NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2014 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening.Use a drive socket #19.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 21
    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. 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.
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    Step 22
    Remove the brake disc.
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    Step 23
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 24
    Install the brake disc.
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    Step 25
    Install the brake caliper together with its bracket.
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    Step 26
    Tighten the brake caliper bracket.Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 75 Nm torque.
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    Step 27
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  28. How to change Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF 2010 - tips and tricks
    Step 28
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement NISSAN LEAF 2011 Elektrik Brake Discs
    Step 29
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while screwing in the fastening bolts on the car. Nissan Leaf ZE0
  30. DIY replacement of Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2012 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 30
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
  31. How to change Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF 2010 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 31
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  32. How to replace NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2011 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 32
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  33. NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2012 Brake Discs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 33
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Replacement: brake discs – Nissan Leaf ZE0. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
  34. Changing Brake Discs on NISSAN LEAF Elektrik 2013 by yourself
    Step 34
    Close the hood.
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