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190E Brake Pad replacement

I want to replace the front brake pads (only) on my 1992 190E, does anyone have a picture/drawing of the caliper and pads and it's attachment to the car? Or, even a how-to illustration? No, I don't have a shop manual, yes, I am a mechanic (weekend), yes, I've had Benzes since 1962! I just don't want to take stuff off I don't need to.
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take wheel off, knock pins out, spread pads with a screwdriver, disconnect wear sensor, slide pads out the top, throw away, install new ear sensor on new pads, slide new pads in, connect sensors, knock pins back in, compress brake pedal a few times to extend pads, inspect, put wheel back on.

You do not need tro remove caliper if all you are doing is replacing the pads

Wear nitrile gloves; makes clean up real easy.

ps - use Akebono's - no more brake dust.

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I want to replace the front brake pads (only) on my 1992 190E, does anyone have a picture/drawing of the caliper and pads and it's attachment to the car? Or, even a how-to illustration? No, I don't have a shop manual, yes, I am a mechanic (weekend), yes, I've had Benzes since 1962! I just don't want to take stuff off I don't need to.
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Am I to believe that in forty-eight years of owning MBs you've never replaced a set of brake pads?

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Does anyone have pictures of which bolts to remove to take the front brake calipers off? Or the pin to knock out to replace the pads? Thank you in advance.
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