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Alfa Romeo GTA/166 Front Brake Pads Change

Alfa Romeo 166 Wheel

Loosen wheel nuts then elevate the vehicle, mount safely on two axle stands and remove the front wheel.

Alfa Romeo GTA Front Brakes

Unplug the “brake pad wear sensor” and tap out the two retaining pins with a long nose punch and hammer. The “anti rattle clip” will pop out.

Alfa 166 Brake Calliper

Leaving the old pads in, use two levers either side to prise the pistons back to make room for the new pads. Clean the top and bottom of the calliper housing with a small wire brush, this will allow the new pads to move freely.

Alfa 166 Front Brake Pads

Copper slip the ends of the new pads liberally.

Alfa Romeo 166 New Brake Pads

Slide in the new pads and reverse the process to re-mantle them.

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