- Tighten the spindle nut to remove all wheel bearing play.
- Install a dial indicator on the caliper so that its feeler will contact the disc about 1" below its outer edge.
- Turn the disc and observe the run-out reading. If the reading exceeds 0.002" (0.004" total reading), the disc should be replaced.
- Measure the thickness of the rotor at 5 points around the circumference. Tolerance is 0.005".
- Minimum thickness dimensions are cast into the caliper for reference.
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Raise the vehicle and support it on safety stands. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the brake caliper and brake pads. Position the brake caliper to the side.
- Remove the dust cover, cotter pin and locknut. Remove the outer wheel bearing.
- Remove the disc brake rotor from the spindle.
- Install the disc brake rotor on the spindle. Install the outer wheel bearing.
- Install the locknut. Adjust the wheel bearings.
- Install the cotter pin and dust cover.
- Install the brake caliper and brake pads.
- Install the tire and wheel assembly. Lower the vehicle.