Brake pads are replaced when the pads are worn out less than 2 mm, or the appearance of a squeak during braking, which is caused by a brake pad wear alarm

Brake pads need to be replaced with a set of 4 pcs., two on each side

How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6

Before replacing the brake pads, check the level of brake fluid in the tank of the main brake cylinder.

If the level is close to the MAX mark, you need to pump out some of the liquid, after replacing the pads with new ones, the liquid level will rise.

We prepare the car and remove the wheel from the side of the work being done

How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6

Insert a screwdriver between the inner brake pad and the piston of the working cylinder and sink the piston into the cylinder

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Unscrew the fastening bolt of the lower guide finger, keeping the finger from turning

How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6

Lift the caliper up and remove the guide finger from the hole of the guide pads

How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6

Remove the lower and upper clamping brackets

The arrows show the clamping brackets

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Remove the outer and inner brake pads

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If necessary, remove the outer and inner pads from the inner pad

Only one pad is placed on the outer brake pad, if necessary, we remove it

How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6How to replace the front wheel pads of a Mazda 6

We check the condition of the protective rubber covers of the guide fingers. Damaged covers are replaced

Lubricate the guide finger with grease

Before installing the guide finger of the caliper, lubricate its thread with an anaerobic thread lock

In the same way, we replace the brake pads of the second front wheel

Installing wheels

Check and, if necessary, top up the brake fluid in the tank