Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Corsa C Hatchback (X01) 1.2 (F08, F68), OPEL Corsa C Van (X01) 1.2 16V (F08, W5L)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 27
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Round-nose pliers
Pliers
Flat screwdriver
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.
    Step 3
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
    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
    Fully lower the parking brake lever.
    Step 8
    Clean the brake drum.Use a wire brush.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 9
    Remove the hub bearing protection cap.Use a flat screwdriver.Use a hammer.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #27.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 11
    Remove the brake drum assembled with the wheel hub bearing.
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    Step 12
    Disconnect the parking brake cable from the parking brake lever.Use round-nose pliers.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 13
    Take out brake pad retainer springs from the holes.Use pliers.
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    Step 14
    Remove the brake pads retaining clips. Use pliers.Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 15
    Remove the brake pads.
    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. Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
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    Step 16
    Remove the brake shoe adjuster.Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 17
    Insert the brake shoes adjusting mechanism. Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 18
    Install new brake pads.
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    Step 19
    Install the brake pads retaining clips. Use round-nose pliers.
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    Step 20
    Insert retaining springs into pin slots.Use round-nose pliers.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 21
    Connect the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever.Use round-nose pliers.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 22
    Install the brake drum assembled with the wheel hub bearing.
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    Step 23
    Tighten the hub.Use a drive socket #27.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 145 nm torque.
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    Step 24
    Install the hub bearing protection cap.Use a hammer.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 25
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.
    Step 26
    Treat the surface where the wheel rim contacts the brake drum.Use copper grease.
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    Step 27
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 28
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 29
    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 30
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
    Step 31
    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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