When to replace the Brake Pad Wear Sensor on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad wear sensor : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 4-matic (211.080), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 4-matic (211.082), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 400 CDI (211.028), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.083), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 NGT (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 4-matic (211.084), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 420 CDI (211.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 4-matic (211.092), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 4-matic (211.087), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 4-matic (211.089), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.041), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.090), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 63 AMG (211.077), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change brake pad wear sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ (W211) E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pad Wear Sensor for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Brake pad wear sensor
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Sensor, brake pad wear
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Tools
Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Round-nose pliers
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake pad wear sensors on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mercedes W211 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Connect the service equipment and switch the SBC system to service mode.
    Please note!
    Some vehicles may not have the SBC system.
  3. Step 3
    Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 5
    Changing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Brake Pad Wear Sensor - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 9
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    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Brake Pad Wear Sensor replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Brake Pad Wear Sensor on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Brake Pad Wear Sensor DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. 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.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Remove the brake pads.
  14. Step 15
    Remove the brake pad wear sensor from the brake pad.
    Step 16
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Brake Pad Wear Sensor
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pad wear sensor – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 17
    DIY replacement of Brake Pad Wear Sensor on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Install the brake pads.
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