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)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace rear brake pads / rear brake pad set on OPEL ZAFIRA-B 2 (A05) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
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
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
    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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
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    Step 16
    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 17
    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 18
    Install new brake pads.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
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    Step 19
    Treat the brake caliper piston.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 20
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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    Step 21
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
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    Step 22
    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.
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    Step 23
    Treat the brake hose.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 24
    Attach the brake hose.
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    Step 25
    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 26
    Remove the brake hose clamp.
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    Step 27
    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 28
    Undo the brake bleeder screw.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 29
    Connect the brake bleeder kit to the brake bleeder screw.
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    Step 30
    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 31
    Disconnect the brake bleeder kit.
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    Step 32
    Tighten the brake bleeder screw.Use a drive socket #11.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 33
    Tighten the brake caliper bleed screw. Use a drive socket #11.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
    Step 34
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 35
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 36
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 37
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 38
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 39
    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 40
    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 41
    Close the hood.
    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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