Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the -Precautions- section and the -Brake Service Precautions- section.
- Remove brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir until the reservoir is half full.
- Raise and support the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the 2 brake caliper bolts and position the brake caliper aside. Support the caliper using mechanic's wire.
- Inspect the brake pads for wear and contamination.
- Inspect the brake disc, machine or install a new front brake disc as necessary.
- Remove the brake pads and clips. Discard the clips.
Install the new brake pad clips and the brake pads.
CAUTIONProtect the piston and boots when pushing the caliper piston into the caliper piston bores.
- Using a suitable tool (C-clamp) and a worn brake pad, compress the disc brake caliper pistons into the caliper.
- Position the brake caliper and install the 2 bolts. Tighten the lower bolt and then the upper bolt to 53 ft. lbs. (72 Nm).
- Install the wheel and tire assembly and lower the vehicle.
- Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid.
- Test the brakes for normal operation.