Removal & Installation
- Check the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir.
- If necessary, remove the fluid until the brake master cylinder reservoir is 1 / 2 full.
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
WARNINGDo not pry in the caliper sight hole to retract the pistons as this can damage the pistons and boots.
WARNINGNEVER let the brake caliper hang from the brake hose or damage to the hose can occur.
- Remove the 2 brake caliper guide pin bolts and position the caliper aside. Support the caliper using a piece of wire.
- Remove the brake pads, brake pad shims and stainless steel shims.
- Inspect the brake pads and shims for wear or contamination.
Remove the brake pad slides.
- If installing new brake pads, using a C-clamp or equivalent suitable tool and a worn brake, compress the disc brake caliper pistons into the caliper.
- Install the brake pad slides.
- Apply a thin coating of the supplied grease to the shims and the shim contact area of the brake pads.
Install the stainless steel shims to the brake pads.
NOTEThe guide pin bolts are different sizes. The longer/bigger bolt is the upper guide pin bolt.
- Position the brake caliper and install the 2 guide pin bolts. Tighten to 88 Nm (65 ft. lbs.).
- Install the wheel and tire assembly.
- Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean, specified brake fluid.
- Test the brakes for normal operation