Brake Pad Removal and Installation|
- Remove approximately two-thirds of the brake fluid from the master
- Raise and support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Using a screwdriver, pry the caliper outboard.
CAUTION: Position the flex hose out of the way of caliper casting to
avoid cracking the hose.
- Remove the caliper mounting bolt. Pivot the caliper upwards. Slide
the caliper off the fixed guide pin.
- Using a piece of wire, support the caliper from the strut.
- Remove the two anti-rattle springs.
- Remove the shims. Tag the shims so they can be reinstalled in their
CAUTION: Use care to prevent damage to the caliper piston dust
- Remove the brake pads from the caliper anchor. Remove the two
NOTE: If the brake pads are to be reused, inspect the pads and measure the
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- Install the retaining clips.
- Install the brake pads into the caliper anchor. The pad with the wear
indicator is the inboard pad.
- Install the shims in their original positions.
- Install the caliper onto the fixed guide pin and pivot the caliper
down over the brake pads.
- Install the anti-rattle srpings.
- Install the caliper mounting bolt and tighten to 44-49 N-m (33-36
- Install the wheel and tire assembly. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to
88-118 N-m (65 - 87 lb-ft).
- Lower the vehicle.
- Pump the brake pedal several times to position the caliper piston.
- Correct the level of brake fluid in the master cylinder.
- Road test the vehicle to ensure proper brake operation.