Dakota, 2001-2005

Brake Disc (Rotor)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
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  3. Raise and support vehicle.
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  5. Remove the wheel and tire assemblies.
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  7. Compress the caliper.
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  9. Remove the caliper.
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  11. Remove the caliper by tilting the top up and off the caliper adapter.
    NOTE
    Do not allow brake hose to support caliper assembly.

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  13. Support and hang the caliper.
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  15. Remove the inboard brake pad from the caliper adapter.
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  17. Remove the outboard brake pad from the caliper adapter.
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To install:

  1. Bottom the piston in the caliper bore with C-clamp. Place an old brake shoe between a C-clamp and caliper piston.
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  3. Clean the caliper mounting surface.
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  5. Install anti-rattle clips.
    NOTE
    When servicing the rear brake pads, replace the anti-rattle clips on the brake adapter. Anti-rattle clips are provided with the shoe & lining kit.

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  7. Install inboard brake pad in adapter.
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  9. Install outboard brake pad in adapter.
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  11. Tilt the top of the caliper over rotor and secure to the mounting holes on the brake caliper adapter.
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  13. Install the caliper.
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  15. Install wheel and tire assemblies and lower vehicle.
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  17. Apply brakes several times to seat caliper pistons and brake shoes and obtain firm pedal.
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  19. Top off master cylinder fluid level.
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