Acura_MDX_2001-2006

Brake Disc (Rotor)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Use a siphon or clean turkey baster to remove about half of the brake fluid from the master cylinder.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle and remove the tire/wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the caliper guide pin or mounting bolts.
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  7. Lift the caliper assembly away from the brake rotor.
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  9. Use a suitable piece of wire to suspend the caliper assembly from the upper control arm. This will prevent the weight of the caliper from being supported by the brake flex hose which will damage the hose.
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  11. If equipped, remove the rotor retaining screws.
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  13. Remove the brake rotor by pulling it straight off the wheel mounting studs.
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To install:

  1. Retract the caliper piston into the cylinder.
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  3. Install the brake rotor onto the wheel hub.
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  5. Install the caliper assembly over the brake rotor and install the guide pin or mounting bolts.
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  7. Fill the master cylinder to the proper level with fresh brake fluid.
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  9. Install the tire/wheel assembly and lower the vehicle.
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  11. Pump the brake pedal until the brake pads are seated and a firm pedal is achieved before attempting to move the vehicle.
    CAUTION
    Do not move the vehicle until a firm pedal is obtained.

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  13. Road test the vehicle to check for proper brake operation.
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