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How do i change the brakes on my 1996, bmw 316, i have basic knowledge of changing brake shoes, but such a long time ago since i last did it, can someone please give step by step instructions and also tools to use. many thanks

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First lift car make sure its properly supported. take off tires. now use pry bar to compress caliper.use allen key to take off caliper bolts. now some bmw's have brake sensors when you change pads you have to change sensors. there about 25.00 at autozone.and then reverse to put back together. remember to pump brakes before you move car.

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