When to replace the Brake Pads on your MERCEDES-BENZ CLK
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 200 Kompressor (209.441), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 320 CDI (209.420), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 280 (209.454), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 350 (209.456), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 320 (209.465), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 200 Kompressor (209.442) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #17
Hammer
Pin punch
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209)
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 7
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    Clean the brake pads fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the brake pad retaining pin. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  6. Step 9
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    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.
  7. Step 10
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  8. Step 11
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209). Tip:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  9. Step 12
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209). After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  10. Step 13
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use a crowbar (2 pieces).
  11. Step 14
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    Replacement: brake pads – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209). AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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