When to replace the Brake Discs on your OPEL ASTRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.4 (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.3 CDTi (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake discs on OPEL ASTRA H Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

video
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Opel Astra H saloon. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # Е11
Drive socket # Е16
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Opel Astra H saloon 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 – Opel Astra H saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Brake Discs on Opel Astra H Saloon 2007 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the hood. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
    How to replace OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69) 2008 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
    Opel Astra H Saloon 1.7 CDTi (L69) 2009 Brake Discs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69) 2010 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Astra H saloon
  5. Step 6
    How to remove OPEL ASTRA 1.7 CDTI (L69) 2011 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 2012: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Discs replacement on Opel Astra H Saloon 1.6 (L69) 2013 - download illustrated guide
    Loosen the brake hose fastening. Use a drive socket #E11. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
    Need to know how to renew Brake Discs on OPEL ASTRA 2014? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Brake Discs on Opel Astra H Saloon 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
    OPEL ASTRA 1.3 CDTi (L69) Brake Discs replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake discs – Opel Astra H saloon. 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.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Brake Discs on Opel Astra H Saloon 2009 1.6 (L69) by yourself
    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 13
    Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTI (L69) 2010 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Opel Astra H saloon. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #E16. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Opel Astra H Saloon 2012 1.7 CDTI (L69) Brake Discs
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.3 CDTi (L69) 2013 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Brake Discs on Opel Astra H Saloon 2007 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.6 (L69) 2008 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the brake disc. Use a hammer.
  18. Step 19
    Opel Astra H Saloon 1.7 CDTi (L69) 2009 Brake Discs replacement: free workshop manuals
    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69) 2010 by yourself
    Install the brake disc.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove OPEL ASTRA 1.7 CDTI (L69) 2011 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Tighten the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 4 nm torque.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Brake Discs on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 2012: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Opel Astra H saloon. AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
Was this manual helpful?
Please rate this manual on a scale from 1 to 5. If you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
Users voted – 0
Searching for the right tyres?

Find out which tyre and wheel sizes are compatible with the OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) model.

Your profile is your personal assistant.

It can track car expenses, keep a car log and replacement schedule, and save favourite materials, notes and documents

Install the AUTODOC CLUB app!
Your personal car expenses manager, maintenance tips, reminders about upcoming appointments and service intervals, DIY repair instructions – all this on your phone.
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) Brake Discs replace by yourself - Scan QR-code and download AUTODOC CLUB app
Scan

To download the app:

  • - scan the QR code
  • - download from App Store
  • - download from Google Play
DIY OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) Brake Discs replacement - online guide
Tips & tricks for your OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04)
View more
  • How to change Brake rotors on OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.3 CDTi (L69) - replacement tricks
    How to Make a DIY Foam Sprayer | AUTODOC tips
  • Changing Brake disc Opel Astra H Saloon 1.6 (L69) - Replacement Tips
    How to polish your car | AUTODOC tips
  • Maintenance Hacks - OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.7 CDTi (L69) Brake disc kit replacement guide
    How to reduce fuel consumption | AUTODOC
  • Replace Disc brake set on Opel Astra H Saloon - free video tips
    How and why to check your oil | AUTODOC tips

Professional manuals for the most common OPEL models