This is a tutorial on how to replace the front brake pads and discs on your Volvo S40 or V40 1995 to 2004, it’s quite easy and simple. Let’s start!
Make sure that it is secured and steady.
Use the 12mm spanner to remove the bolts. In case they rotate freely secure the inner part with a 15mm spanner.
So you’d be able to remove the brake pads.
in order to remove the two bolts which secure the caliper holder from behind, and remove the caliper holder. All old parts should be out by now.
Then re-install the caliper holder, secure the two bolts well. Then wind the piston in place to get some space to fit the new pads.
Make sure that you install the one with the little metalic bit onto the rear, while having the metalic bit on the lower side.
re-install the caliper bolts securely and then re-install the wheel back on and you’re done!