Turn off the ignition, pull up the hand brake. Pull on the bonnet release lever and open the bonnet. Open the brake fluid reservoir. In order to change the brake disks and brake pads on your vehicle, you will have to raise the front of the car and take off the wheels. This will provide you with full access to the brake disks. Loosen the stud bolts on the front wheels, raise the front of the vehicle and put in the two axle stands. We strongly suggest watching the tutorial “Raising your vehicle safely” before carrying out this step. You will then be able to take off the wheels. Don’t forget to slide them under the vehicle! Turn the disk outwards, this will facilitate the process. Insert a flathead screwdriver to the outer extremity of the oblong hole located on the front of the brake caliper. Lift it off using the screwdriver as a lever by pulling it towards you. This will then push the piston in. Don’t hesitate to push the screwdriver further in once the space between the pad and the caliper allows. Ensure that you have pushed the piston in as far as possible before moving on to the next operation.Remove the caps covering the caliper mounting bolt. Using a 7mm Allen key, undo the two caliper mounting bolts. Tips! Attach a piece of electrical cable, or a piece of string, to one of the coils on the suspension spring. Remove the brake caliper, then unclip each of the brake pads to take them off. To avoid damaging the brake hose, attach it to the suspension using the cable you have already attached. Using a wire brush, clean the edges of the brake caliper mount where the brake pads go. To unblock the disk, insert a thin flat head screwdriver that can slip in between the two sides of the disk. You have to insert it in front of the brake caliper mount so that it butts up against the latter. Using a 30mm Torx socket, undo the screw that holds the disk. Withdraw the screwdriver, then finish removing the screw. Finally Remove the disk.Clean the hub with a wire brush, and once that is done, coat it with copper grease. This will help avoid deterioration caused by oxidation and aid with future interventions. Before putting the new disk in place, it is vital to clean it using brake cleaner and paper towels to take off the storage paraffin. If your new disk is painted you can place it directly onto the wheel hub. Place the new disk onto the hub and re-screw the fastening screw by hand as much as possible. Reuse the
screwdriver technique to stop the rotation of the disk. This will allow you to fully tighten the fastening screws of said disk. Coat the outside of the new pads with copper grease. Do the same with the part of the brake caliper mount where the brake pads go. Remove the brake caliper, then insert the pads, clipping them in place. Put the brake caliper back in place.Push the two mounting bolts and ensure that they are in front of their housing. Push them in and starting screwing by hand. Finish assembly, tightening everything using a 7mm Allen key Don’t forget to withdraw the electric cable or string that you attached to hold the caliper. Put the caps back in place. You can now repeat the operation on the other side. Put the wheels of your vehicle back on, and lower it to the ground! don’t forget to screw the brake fluid stopper back in. Be careful! Before using your vehicle again, start your car, and pump the brake pedal a few times to bring the brake pads together again.Try to drive smoothly and avoid sudden braking for the first 50 kilometres or so, to avoid glazing the new pads. Operation completed! .