Escalade, Suburban 1500 & 2500, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL 1500 & 2500 (2006-2007), Yukon Denali and Yukon Denali XL (2005-2006)

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    2 / 3 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder
     
    Tire and wheel assembly
     

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  3. Using a C-clamp or the equivalent, compress the caliper piston until the caliper piston bottoms in the bore.

    Brake hose at caliper by removing the inlet fitting bolt. Plug the line.
     
    Caliper mounting bolts
     
    Caliper
     

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  5. Inspect the caliper assembly.

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    Fig. Front caliper removal-2005-06 models



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    Fig. Front caliper removal-2007 models with 6 bolt hubs



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    Fig. Front caliper removal-2007 models with 8 bolt hubs

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper. Tighten the caliper guide pin bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm) on 1500 series or 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm) on 2500 series.
     
    Brake hose at caliper by installing the inlet fitting bolt. Tighten the inlet fitting bolt to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     

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  3. Bleed the brakes.

    Tire and wheel assembly
     

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