BMW X3 Service & Repair Manual: Checking thickness of brake pad

Special tools required:

  • 34 1 260

NOTE: The thickness of the outer brake pads can be determined without removing the wheels.

If necessary, move vehicle until opening for brake pad wear indicator (brake pad) can be seen through rim styling.

Insert special tool 34 1 260 wheel rim into opening for brake pad wear indicator.

Press special tool onto brake pad. Slide ring (1) in direction of arrow up to stop and read off measured value.

NOTE:

A. Brake disc
B. Brake pad with backplate

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