When to replace the Brake Discs on your VOLVO V50
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D, VOLVO V50 (545) D4, VOLVO V50 (545) D3, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4, VOLVO V50 (545) T5, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D, VOLVO V50 (545) T5 AWD, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0, VOLVO V50 (545) D5, VOLVO V50 (545) T5, VOLVO V50 (545) T5 AWD, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8 FlexFuel, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4 AWD, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.4 Tdi, VOLVO V50 (545) D2, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 FlexFuel, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 CDI, VOLVO V50 (545) 2.0 D4, VOLVO V50 (545) 1.8 BiFuel 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 V50 (545) and other VOLVO models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Volvo V50 MW. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 13
HEX bit no.H7.
Wheel impact socket #19
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Volvo V50 MW. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Volvo V50 MW 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.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Volvo V50 MW.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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 #19.
  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 – Volvo V50 MW. Tip:
    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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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 9
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    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake discs – Volvo V50 MW. 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.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 11
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    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the brake disc. Use a rubber mallet.
  16. Step 16
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Volvo V50 MW. Tip from AUTODOC:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  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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    Install the brake caliper bracket.
  20. Step 20
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    Tighten the brake caliper bracket. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
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