Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
Remove or disconnect the following:
1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir
Swing the rear disc brake caliper away from the brake rotor and anchor plate. There is no need to remove the parking brake cable or brake hose.
Inner and outer disc brake pads
If installing new disc brake pads, use rear caliper piston adjuster T87P-2588-A or similar tool, to rotate the rear disc brake piston clockwise, retracting the caliper piston. This will allow room for the new brake pads.
- Install the inner and outer disc brake pads.
- Swing the rear disc brake caliper back into position over the disc brake pads.
- Clean the locating pin threads and apply 1 drop of a thread locking agent or similar sealer.
- Apply a small amount of disc brake caliper slide grease to the shaft of the locating pin.
Install or connect the following:
Locating pin and torque to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm)
Adjust the parking brake by operating the parking brake control several times.
Wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts to 62 ft. lbs. (85 Nm).
- Adjust the parking brake by operating the parking brake control several times.
- Pump the brake pedal several times to achieve a good pedal before attempting to move the vehicle.
- Check the brake fluid level in the master cylinder fluid reservoir and add fluid as necessary.
- Road test the vehicle and check for proper brake system operation.