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
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Anti-squeal paste
HEX bit No.H7.
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Brake caliper wind back tool
Flat screwdriver
Wheel chock
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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Brake Pad Set, disc brake on FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.3 JTD
FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.3 JTD
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:
  1. How to change Brake Pads on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the hood.
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    Step 2
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 4
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.
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    Step 5
    Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 6
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 8
    Remove the wheel.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 9
    Pull aside the brake caliper retaining spring.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 10
    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Step 11
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.Use HEX No.H7.
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    Step 12
    Spread the brake pads.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 13
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 14
    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 15
    Remove the brake pads.
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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 caliper piston.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 18
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  16. How to change Brake Pads on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 19
    Treat the brake caliper bracket where it contacts the brake pads.Use anti-squeal paste.
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    Step 20
    Install the brake pads.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.
  18. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Brake Pads replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 21
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use HEX No.H7.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 57 Nm torque.
  19. Changing Brake Pads on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    Step 22
    Install the brake caliper retaining spring.
  20. How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Brake Pads - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 23
    Install the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins.
    Step 24
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  21. How to replace Brake Pads on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 25
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Brake Pads replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 26
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 27
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 28
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the brake fluid level in the expansion tank and refill if necessary.
  25. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Brake Pads replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 29
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  26. Replacing Brake Pads on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 30
    Close the hood.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
  27. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 31
    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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