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

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation





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



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

  1. Remove 2 / 3 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     

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  5. Using a C-clamp or the equivalent, compress the caliper piston until the caliper piston bottoms in the bore.
    NOTE
    On most models, complete removal of the caliper is not necessary. Remove one caliper guide pin bolt and rotate the caliper upwards.



    Caliper. Suspend the caliper from the frame with mechanic's wire. Do not allow the caliper to hang from the brake hose.
     
    Brake pads from the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Clips from the inside ends of the caliper mounting bracket and discard

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    Fig. Use a C-clamp to compress the piston in its bore

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Clips to the inside ends of the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Brake pads to the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Caliper. Tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm) on 6 bolt hubs or 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm) on 8 bolt hubs.
     
    Tire and wheel assembly
     

  2.  
  3. Refill the master cylinder to the proper level with fresh brake fluid. Pump the brake pedal slowly and firmly in order to seat the brake pads. Burnish the brakes as needed.
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