When to replace the Brake Pads on your OPEL ZAFIRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 2.0 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 2.2 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.9 CDTI (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.9 CDTI (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.9 CDTI (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 2.0 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 CNG (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.7 CDTI (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.7 CDTI (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 CNG Turbo (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.8 (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.8 LPG (M75), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 FlexFuel (M75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for ZAFIRA B (A05) and other OPEL models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 11
Drive socket # 13
Combination spanner #11
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Brake bleeder kit
Brake hose clip
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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.
Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. Use the following procedure:
  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 #17.
  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 pads – Opel Zafira B A05. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Clean the area where the brake hose is connected to the caliper, and the guide pins area. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  9. Step 9
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    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper. Use a combination spanner #11.
  11. Step 11
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    Disconnect the brake hose.
  12. Step 12
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #13.
  13. Step 13
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. Tip:
    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.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. Professionals recommend:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  16. Step 16
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  17. Step 17
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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 – Opel Zafira B A05. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  18. Step 18
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Brake Pads on OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 (M75) 2008 by yourself
    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  20. Step 20
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  21. Step 21
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    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
  22. Step 22
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    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  23. Step 23
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    Treat the brake hose. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Opel Zafira B A05. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  24. Step 24
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    Attach the brake hose.
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