Commander 2006-2007

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the front wheel.
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  5. Siphon a small amount of brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.
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  7. Compress the brake caliper and remove it from the adapter.
    WARNING
    Support the brake caliper with mechanics wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose.

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  9. Remove the brake pads from the caliper adapter.
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  11. Remove the anti-rattle clips from the caliper adapter.

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    Fig. After removing the caliper (5), remove the pads (4) and anti-rattle clips (3) from the adapter (2)-Front brakes

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To install:

  1. Clean all of the anti-rattle clip mounting surfaces on the brake caliper adapter.
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  3. Install new anti-rattle clips into the caliper adapter.
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  5. Install the brake pads onto the caliper adapter.
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  7. Install the caliper on the caliper adapter and tighten the slide bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (44 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 brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained in order to properly seat the pads.
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  15. Refill the brake fluid reservoir to the proper level.
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