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 rear wheel.
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  5. Siphon a small amount of brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.
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  7. 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.
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  9. Remove the caliper slide bolts.
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  11. Remove the caliper from the anchor.
    WARNING
    Support the brake caliper with mechanics wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose.

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  13. Remove the brake pads from the caliper.
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To install:

  1. Install the brake pads onto the caliper.
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  3. Lubricate the slide pin bolts with grease provided with the brake pads, or suitable silicon grease equivalent.
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  5. Install the caliper on the anchor and tighten the slide pin bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  7. Install the rear wheel.
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Pump the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained in order to properly seat the pads.
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  13. Refill the brake fluid reservoir to the proper level.
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