Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 Di 4x4

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
Brake caliper guide pins grease
Copper grease
Drive socket # 14
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
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NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 Di 4x4
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 #21.
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    Step 4
    Raise the front 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.
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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.
    Step 8
    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteningUse a drive socket #14.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Spread the brake pads.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 10
    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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
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    Step 11
    Remove the brake pads.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
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    Step 12
    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 13
    Remove the guide pins from the brake caliper.
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    Step 14
    Clean old grease and rust stains, if there are any, from the caliper guide pins and guide pin boots.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 15
    Treat the brake caliper guide pins.Use the brake caliper guide pin grease.
    Step 16
    Screw in the guide pins.
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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.
    Step 20
    Press in the brake caliper piston.Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  17. How to replace NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 dCi 4x4 2002 Brake Pads - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 21
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.Use a drive socket #14.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
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    Step 22
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 23
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 24
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 25
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
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    Step 26
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 Nm torque.
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    Step 27
    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 28
    Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance.
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    Step 29
    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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