Rear-Brake Pad Removal and Installation|
WARNING: THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM IS SUBJECTED TO HIGH HYDRAULIC PRESSURE,
DO TO NOT APPLY BRAKE PEDAL ONCE CALIPER HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM ANCHOR
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the parking brake cable retaining clip.
- Loosen the parking brake cable housing adjusting nut and remove th
parking brake cable from the parking brake lever.
- Turn the caliper manual adjustment gear counterclockwise with an Allen
wrench to pull the caliper piston inward. Turn the gear until it stops.
- Remove the caliper attaching the bolt. Pivot the caliper downward to
clear the brake pads.
- Remove the caliper. Support the caliper from the rear
NOTE: If brake pads and shims are to be reused, they must be
installed in their original positions.
- Remove the anti-rattle spring from the brake pads. Remove the brake
pads, shims, and retaining clips.
- Remove and resurface the rotor if necessary. Refer to the procedure
in this section.
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- If the brake pads are to be reused. Inspect the pads and measure the
thickness. refer to the procedure in this section.
- Install the rotor, if removed.
NOTE: If the brake pads and shims
are reused, they must be installed in their original positions.
- Install the brake pad retaining clips. Position the shims on the
brake pads. Position the brake pads into the caliper anchor bracket.
- Install the V-springs onto the guide pin. Pivot the caliper over the
- Install the caliper onto the guide pin. Pivot the caliper over the
- Grease and the caliper attaching bolt. Use High Temperature Grease
D7AZ-19590-A or equivalent. Tighten the attatching bolt to 34-39 N-m
- Position the parking brake cable into the parking brake lever and
- Install the parking brake cable retaining clip.
- Adjust the parking brake cable so there is no clearance between the
cable end and the parking brake lever.
- Tighten the parking brake cable adjusting nut.
- Turn the caliper manual adjustment gear clockwise with an Alllen
wrench until the brake pads just touch the rotor.
- Turn the manual adjustment gear counterclockwise one-third turn.
- Install the wheeel and tire assembly. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to
88-118 N-m (65-87 lb-ft).
- Road test the vehicle to ensure proper brake operation.