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E61 520D rear brakes and service

Today we have Robs well maintained 520D in for rear brake pads and service.

Just a few shots from the work carried out.

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Worn out pads have triggered a warning on the I-Drive.

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Time for new pads and wear sensor. You must replace the wear sensor on these cars, and the carry out a brake replacement reset via diagnostic equipment.

Lets undo the sensor which is hidden behind a cover.

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You can see below that the wear sensor has been worn away by the brake disc. This is what triggers the ‘replace brake pad’ warning.

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Pads removed and worn out.

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New pads fitted and ready to go.

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Some service pictures.

Oil filter replacement.

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Cabin filters (micro filters) full of leaves and general debris. Looks like they haven’t been replaced for some time.

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