Envoy, Rainer, Trailblazer 2006-2007

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    2 / 3 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder
     

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  5. Place a C-clamp around the outer pad and caliper; tighten the C-clamp until the piston is fully compressed in the caliper.

    Brake pads

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    Fig. Compressing the caliper piston with a C-clamp

     
    Inboard pad and retaining spring from the caliper
     
    Outboard pad from the caliper
     
    Sleeves and bushings
     

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To install:

  1. Clean and lubricate the sleeves and bushing with silicone lubricant and install them in the caliper.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the disc brake assembly

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  3. Clip the retaining spring onto the inboard pad and install the pad in the caliper.
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Outboard pad into the caliper
     
    Caliper in position over the rotor and install the mounting bolts. Bend the tabs, on the outboard brake pad, over the caliper.
     
    Wheel and tire assemblies
     

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  7. Refill the master cylinder and pump pedal to attain full brake pedal before Road-testing the vehicle.
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