Removal & Installation
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the rear wheel.
- Siphon a small amount of brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.
- Insert a small prybar through the caliper opening and pry the caliper cover (using the outboard brake pad) to bottom the piston in the caliper bore.
- Remove the caliper slide bolts.
Remove the caliper from the anchor.
WARNINGSupport the brake caliper with mechanics wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose.
- Remove the brake pads from the caliper.
- Install the brake pads onto the caliper.
- Lubricate the slide pin bolts with grease provided with the brake pads, or suitable silicon grease equivalent.
- Install the caliper on the anchor and tighten the slide pin bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
- Install the rear wheel.
- Lower the vehicle.
- Pump the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained in order to properly seat the pads.
- Refill the brake fluid reservoir to the proper level.