Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V, FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.3 JTD

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
Copper grease
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 32
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Pliers
Flat screwdriver
Wheel chock
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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.
    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.
    Step 5
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
    Step 6
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 7
    Fully lower the parking brake lever.
    Step 8
    Unscrew the brake drum fasteningUse a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Remove the brake drum.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
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    Step 10
    Remove the hub bearing protection cap.Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
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    Step 11
    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #32.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 12
    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
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    Step 13
    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.
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    Replacing Brake Shoes on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 14.1
    Remove the brake pads retaining clips.
    Step 14.2
    Use pliers.
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    Step 15
    Pull both brake shoes with the adjuster from the working brake cylinder, avoiding damage to the boots.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 16
    Remove both shoes from the mounting bracket.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Don't press the brake pedal after removing the rear brake drum shoes. This will cause the piston to fall out of the brake cylinder, leakage of brake fluid and depressurization of the system.
    Step 17
    Disconnect the parking brake cable.
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    Step 18
    Clean the brake drum.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 19
    Perform further demounting of the upper retaining spring and the adjuster mechanism.
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    Step 20
    Install the upper retaining springs and adjustment mechanism on new brake shoes.
  15. How to change Brake Shoes on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 21
    Connect the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever.
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    Step 22
    Install the brake shoes on the working brake cylinder on the bracket and on the brake-support plate bracket.
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    Step 23
    Install the brake pads retaining clips.
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    Step 24
    Install the retaining spring of the brake pads.
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    Step 25
    Install the wheel hub
  20. How to replace Brake Shoes on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 26
    Tighten the hub.Use a drive socket #32.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 125 nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
  21. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Shoes replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 27
    Install the hub bearing protection cap.Use a hammer.
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    Step 28
    Clean the hub.Use a wire brush.
    Step 29
    Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
    Step 30
    Install the brake drum and fasten it.
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    Step 31
    Tigten the brake drum fasteners.Use a drive socket #12.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 15 Nm torque.
  24. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Brake Shoes replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 32
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the surface where the wheel rim contacts the brake drum.Use copper grease.
    Step 33
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  25. Replacing Brake Shoes on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 34
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  26. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Brake Shoes DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 35
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
    Step 36
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
    Step 37
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. 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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