Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra H Hatchback (A04) 1.8 (L48), OPEL Astra H Caravan (A04) 1.8 (L35), OPEL Astra H GTC (A04) 1.8 (L08), OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.8 (M75), OPEL Astra H TwinTop (A04) 1.8 (L67), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69), OPEL ZAFIRA B Van 1.8 (M75), OPEL Astra Classic Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace rear brake discs / rear brake rotors on OPEL ZAFIRA-B 2 (A05) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torx bit T30
Drive socket # 11
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # E20
Combination spanner #11
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #17
Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake bleeder kit
Brake hose clip
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Opel Zafira B A05 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.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Brake Discs on Zafira b a05 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
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    Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 4
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 7
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 8
    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:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 9
    Clamp the brake hose off using a brake hose clamp.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the brake hose from the brake caliper.Use a combination spanner #11.
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    Step 11
    Disconnect the brake hose.
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    Step 12
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a combination spanner #13.
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    Step 13
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 14
    Remove the brake caliper.Use a crowbar.
    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.
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    Step 15
    Remove the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
  16. How to change Brake Discs on Zafira b a05 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 17
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening.Use a drive socket #E20.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 18
    Remove the caliper bracket
  19. Changing Brake Discs on OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 (M75) 2008 by yourself
    Step 19
    Clean the brake disc fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 20
    Unscrew the brake disc fasteningUse Torx T30.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 21
    Remove the brake disc.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    If necessary, use a rubber mallet.
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    Step 22
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 23
    Install the brake disc.
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    Step 24
    Tighten the brake disc fastening.Use Torx T30.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 9 Nm torque.
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    Step 25
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 26
    Install the brake caliper bracket
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    Step 27
    Tighten the brake caliper bracketUse a drive socket #E20.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 75 Nm torque.
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    Step 28
    Install the brake pads.
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    Step 29
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 30
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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    Step 31
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
  31. How to change Brake Discs on Zafira b a05 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 32
    Tighten the brake caliper fasteners.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  32. How to replace OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.9 CDTI (M75) 2006 Brake Discs - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 33
    Treat the brake hose.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 34
    Attach the brake hose.
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    Step 35
    Tighten the brake hose fastener.Use a drive socket #11.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 13 Nm torque.
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    Step 36
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
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    Step 37
    Clean dirt from the brake hose bolt.Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 38
    Undo the brake bleeder screw.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 39
    Connect the brake bleeder kit to the brake bleeder screw.
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    Step 40
    Bleed the brake caliper system.Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
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    Step 41
    Disconnect the brake bleeder kit.
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    Step 42
    Tighten the brake bleeder screw.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 43
    Tighten the brake caliper bleed screw. Use a drive socket #11.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
    Step 44
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  42. ZAFIRA B (A05) 1.6 CNG (M75) 2005 Brake Discs DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 45
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  43. How to change Brake Discs on OPEL ZAFIRA B (A05) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Step 46
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 47
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 48
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
  46. How to change Brake Discs on Zafira b a05 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 49
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
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    Step 50
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
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    Step 51
    Close the hood.
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