Hi! I changed my brake pads following your guide! It’s very thorough and specific! Thanks for such a great job! It’s really easy to do. Rather than spending $170+ for this simple job it’s better to get your hands dirty for 30-45 minutes (if you have all the right tools). The only thing I would suggest is to add a few lines to your guide regarding “squeezing the caliper piston”. If you don’t want your brake fluid to overflow, you should squeeze the piston really slow!! I would suggest one person stand and look at the brake fluid reservoir and guiding the one who squeezes it. In my case I totally forgot about that and my brake fluid overflew and now I have to check the compression level and refill it. Other than that it’s a great guide! As far as for rear brake pads, people can follow this guide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4vdtSXjn5Y
Don’t worry, SLK 230 brake pads are changed the same way!
I changed all four and didn’t have any problems!
Thanks and you’re correct about squeezing slowly to compress the piston. Yes, the rear pads are even easier!
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