Removal & Installation
The brake pads are a one time use only type. If the pads are separated from the caliper the pads must be replaced.
- Remove and discard 1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the brake master cylinder reservoir.
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Mark the disc brake caliper to avoid mixing the left-hand and right-hand components.
- Loosen the brake caliper bolts.
- Disconnect the brake hose from the brake line fitting.
- Remove and discard the caliper anchor bolts and position the caliper, anchor plate and pads aside. Support the steering stop when the anchor plate bolts are removed.
- Separate the brake pads from the caliper.
- Remove the caliper bolts from the caliper and anchor plate.
- Remove the brake pads and spring clips.
- Compress the caliper pistons into the caliper bore.
- Install the spring clips and brake pads in the caliper and anchor plate assembly.
- Install the brake caliper anchor. Tighten the anchor bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
- Install the caliper and new guide pins and tighten the bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm).
- Install new copper washers in the brake flexible hoses and connect the hoses and install the flow bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
- Bleed the brake system.
- Lower the vehicle.
- Pump the brake pedal several times to position the brake pads before attempting to move the vehicle.
- Check and fill the brake master cylinder as required.
- Road-test the vehicle and check for proper brake operation.