Caliber 2007

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the front tire.
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  5. Remove the two brake caliper guide pin bolts.
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  7. Remove the brake caliper from the adapter brake and secure with mechanics wire or equivalent.
    WARNING
    Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose.

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  9. Remove the brake pads from the caliper bracket.
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To install:

  1. Install the brake pads in the brake shims clipped into the caliper adapter bracket. Place the pad with the wear indicator on the inboard side.

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    Fig. Install the brake pads (4,5) into the brake shims (3) in the adapter bracket (2). Place the wear indicator (4) pad on the inboard side-Front brake assembly shown

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  3. Using a C-clamp, completely retract the caliper piston back into the bore of the caliper.
    WARNING
    Place a block of wood over the piston before using the C-clamp to prevent damage to the piston.

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  5. Install the caliper over the brake pads on the caliper adapter bracket.
    NOTE
    When installing the caliper guide pin bolts, ensure the one with the special sleeve on the end is installed in the upper mounting hole.

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  7. Align the guide pin bolt hose with the adapter bracket. Install the guide pin bolts and tighten to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
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  9. Install the front wheel.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. Pump the pedal several times to set the pads to the brake rotor.
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  15. Test drive the vehicle to ensure proper brake operation.
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