Removal & Installation
Do not allow the brake caliper, brake pads and anchor plate assembly to hang from the brake hose or damage to the hose can occur.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the -Precautions- section and the -Brake Service Precautions- section.
Remove the 2 brake caliper anchor plate bolts and position the brake caliper, brake pads and anchor plate assembly aside. Support the caliper, brake pads and anchor plate assembly using mechanic's wire.
NOTEIf the brake disc cannot be removed easily, apply rust penetrant on the brake disc-to-hub mating surfaces.
- Remove the brake disc.
- Clean any rust or foreign material from brake disc and wheel hub. Use parts cleaner to clean the front brake disc and hub surfaces.
- Apply a thin coat of anti-seize lubricant to the hub flange.
- Install the brake disc.
- Position the brake caliper, brake pads and brake caliper anchor plate assembly and install the 2 brake caliper anchor plate bolts. Tighten the lower bolt and then the upper bolt to 53 ft. lbs. (72 Nm).