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How to replace front brake pads / front brake pad set on CITROEN C1 (PM, PN) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

How to replace front brake pads / front brake pad set on CITROEN C1 (PM, PN) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Drive socket # 13 Wheel impact socket #17
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench Torque wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock 1. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap. 2. Raise the front of the car and secure on supports. 3. Unscrew the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #17. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts. 4. Clean the brake caliper fasteners.
Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray. 5. Spread the brake pads.
Use a crowbar. 6. Unscrew the brake caliper fastening.
Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench. 7. 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. 8. Remove the brake pads. AUTODOC recommends:
Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced. 9. 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. 10. Treat the brake caliper piston.
Use a brake cleaner. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. 11. Press in the brake caliper piston.
Use brake caliper wind back tool. 12. 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. 13. Install new brake pads. AUTODOC recommends:
Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc. 14. Install the brake caliper and fix it.
Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 35 Nm torque. 15. Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim.
Use copper grease. 16. Clean the brake disk surface.
Use a brake cleaner. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. 17. Screw in the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #17. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts. 18. Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. 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. 19. Tighten the brake fluid reservoir cap. AUTODOC recommends:
Without starting the engine, press the brake pedal several times until you feel significant resistance. 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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