REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1 through 6
Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the caliper assembly-1986-89 Integra
Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the caliper assembly-1990-93 Integra
Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the caliper assembly-1986-90 Legend
Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the caliper assembly-Vigor & 1991-93 Legend
Fig. Fig. 5: Remove both caliper bolts to remove the caliper assembly
Fig. Fig. 6: Removing the caliper bracket after the caliper has been removed
The Acura anti-lock brake system contains brake fluid under extremely high pressure within the pump, accumulator and modulator assembly. Do not disconnect or loosen any lines, hoses, fittings or components without properly relieving the system pressure. Use only a bleeder T-wrench 07HAA-SG00100 or equivalent to relieve pressure.Improper procedures or failure to discharge the system pressure may result in severe personal injury and/or property damage.
Disconnect the brake line from the caliper if replacing the caliper. The brake line does not have to be disconnected if the caliper is not being replaced.
Remove the caliper mounting bolts and remove the caliper. Remove the brake pads.
Remove the caliper bracket mounting bolts and remove the bracket.
Install the bracket and torque the bolts to:
1986-89 Integra: 53 ft. lbs. (78 Nm)
1990-93 Integra: 80 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
1986-90 Legend: 56 ft. lbs. (78 Nm)
1991-93 Legend: 80 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
Vigor: 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
Install the pads, shim and calipers. Connect the brake line, if disconnected. Replace the crush washers and torque the banjo bolt to 25 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
See Figures 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
Fig. Fig. 7: Make sure the pad spring is in place when reassembling the caliper
Fig. Fig. 8: Place a block of wood in the caliper to prevent the piston from flying out
Fig. Fig. 9: Use a non-metallic tool to remove the seals from the housing
Fig. Fig. 10: Positioning of the seals in the housing
Fig. Fig. 11: Press the piston back into the housing using brake fluid as a lubricant
Remove the caliper and clean with alcohol.
Place a block of wood in the caliper and use low pressure air to force the piston out of the housing.
Use a non-metallic tool to remove the seals from the housing.
Clean the inside of the housing with alcohol and check for pitting and scoring on the housing and piston. Replace any excessively damaged parts.
Lubricate the brake parts with clean brake fluid. Install the seals with silicone grease. Install the dust boot with silicone grease.
Apply silicone grease to the piston and press into the housing. Make sure the boot fits into the groove in the piston and it is not twisted.
Replace the sliders and springs. Lubricate the sliding portions with silicone grease and install the caliper.