1ABFS03053-2001-05 BMW 325Xi Front & Rear Semi-Metallic Brake Pad & Rotor Kit


2001-05 BMW 325Xi Front & Rear Semi-Metallic Brake Pad & Rotor Kit DIY Solutions BFS02805

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Part Details

  • Brake Pad Bonding Type:   Premium Posi
  • Wheel Lug Count:   5 Lug
  • Rear Brake Rotor Venting Type:   Vented
  • Brake Pad Friction Material:   Semi-Metallic
  • Front Brake Rotor Diameter:   11.81 in. (300mm)
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diameter:   11.57 in. (294mm)
  • Front Brake Rotor Venting Type:   Vented
  • Kit Includes:
      (1) Rear Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
      (1) Front Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
      (2) Front Replacement Brake Rotors
      (2) Rear Replacement Brake Rotors

Premium Positive Molded Brake Pads Features and Benefits

  • Same manufacturing process the original equipment manufacturers use
  • High density friction material for long pad life
  • Less resin content virtually eliminates brake fade and glazing
  • Reduced dusting for both Ceramic and Semi-metallic materials
  • Quality multi-layered shims & pad chamfering provide smooth & quite braking

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Manufactured from OE Grade G3000 Casting Alloy.
Replacement Brake Kits Features & Benefits
  • Longer life - Positive molded to ensure even wear and enhanced performance
  • Less dust - Cleaner, quieter, smoother braking
  • Reduce vibration and noise - Balanced, finished surface
  • Cast from premium G3000 alloy for strength and durability

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge. This warranty covers the cost of the part only.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:22)
    • Loosen the 17mm lug bolts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Rear Brakes (1:00)
    • Remove the bleeder screw cap
    • Press the clips on the brake pad wear sensor with needle nose pliers and disconnect it
    • Pry out the brake pad retainer spring with pliers and a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake caliper bolt covers
    • Remove bolts from the brake caliper with a 7mm Hex socket and ratchet
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside and secure it to the suspension with a bungee cord
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove 16mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the 6mm hex screw from the rotor
    • Pull the rotor off
    • If the rotor will not come off, thread the lug nuts and strike the hub area of the rotor with the ball end of a ball peen hammer
  3. step : Preparing the New Brake Pads and Rotors (6:14)
    • Clean the wheel hub with a wire brush
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • Clean the slides with a wire brush
    • Clean the brake pad slides mating surface on the brake caliper with a wire brush
    • Apply copper anti-seize to the wheel hub
    • Put the rotor on
    • Tighten the 6mm hex screw to the rotor
    • Adjust the brake shoes by moving the adjustor wheel with a flat blade screwdriver
  4. step : Installing the New Brakes (7:40)
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the 16mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 49 foot-pounds of torque
    • Use a caliper piston tool to push the pistons back
    • Install the new brake pad into the caliper
    • Install the brake pad to the caliper bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Tighten the 7mm hex bolts on
    • Tighten bolts to 20 foot-pounds
    • Attach the caliper bolt covers
    • Attach the brake pad clip
    • Connect the brake pad wear sensor to the brake pad with needle nose pliers
    • Close the bleeder screw cap
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:50)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 17mm lug bolts by hand
    • Tighten the lug bolts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle partially to the ground
    • Tighten the lug bolts to 95 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Lower the vehicle completely
  6. step : Testing the Brakes (11:40)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Wire Brush

  • Hex Wrenches

  • 7mm Allen Wrench
  • 6mm Allen Wrench

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Copper Anti-Seize
  • Bungee Cord
  • Brake Grease

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 16mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Brake Caliper Compressor Tool. Single Piston. Lever Style.

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2001-2005BMW 325Xi BMW 325Xi Front & Rear Semi-Metallic Brake Pad & Rotor Kit

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Aimco 34173
Aimco 34398
BMW 34211158221
BMW 34212226092
BMW 34116761244
BMW 34111164498
BMW 34211162536
BMW 34211157334
BMW 34111164500
BMW 34116756128
BMW 34211160198
BMW 34211157814
BMW 34211160533
BMW 34211160199
Bendix PRT5469
Bendix PRT5873
DIY Solutions BFS01357
DuraGo BR34173
DuraGo BR900778
Raybestos EHT781
Raybestos Brakes EHT781
Raybestos Brakes 980011
Raybestos Brakes 980097
Raybestos Brakes PGD396M
Wagner BD126233
Wagner BD126523
Wagner BD180023

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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September 9, 2019
Thanks for the inquiry. This kit is listed to fit 2001-2005 BMW 325Xi models. They are listed for models with specific size rotors, so please check the description tab prior to finalizing your order to verify all specifications.
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