Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT 500 C (312) 1.4 Flex

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Crow bar
Wheel chock
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FIAT 500 C (312) 1.4 Flex
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.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    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
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use a drive socket #13.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Remove the brake caliper.
    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.
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    Step 10
    Remove the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
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    Step 11
    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 12
    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
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    Step 13
    Install new brake pads.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
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    Step 14
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 15
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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    Step 16
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
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    Step 17
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 18
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 19
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 20
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 21
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Fiat 500 312 1.2 2015 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Close the hood.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
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    Step 23
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Slow down smoothly for first 150-200 km after the brake pads replacement. Avoid unneccessary and sharp braking to a stop.
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