Removal & Installation
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the outer disc brake pad spring clip (anti-rattle clip).
- Remove the 2 locator pin covers and remove the locator pins.
- Free the brake hose from its mounting on the strut.
- Lift the caliper off of the brake rotor and tie it off to prevent damage to the brake hose.
- Remove the outboard disc brake pad from the anchor plate.
Remove the 2 bolts securing the anchor plate and remove the anchor plate.
- Remove the disc brake rotor.
- Inspect the brake rotor surfaces for scoring, wear or other damage. Machine or replace the brake rotor as necessary.
- If using a new disc brake rotor, thoroughly clean the surfaces to remove any protective coating before assembly.
- Position the disc brake rotor onto the wheel hub.
- Reinstall the anchor plate and secure with the 2 bolts. Torque the bolts to 88 ft. lbs. (120 Nm).
- Set the outboard disc brake pad into position on the anchor plate.
- Position the caliper over the brake rotor and install it to the anchor plate with the 2 locator pins. Torque the locator pins to 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
- Reinstall the brake caliper locator pin covers.
- Secure the brake hose to its support on the strut.
- Reinstall the disc brake pad spring clip.
- Reinstall the wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts to 62 ft. lbs. (85 Nm).
- Lower the vehicle.
- Pump the brake pedal several times to achieve a good pedal before attempting to move the vehicle.
- Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.