Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the master cylinder reservoir cap and check the fluid level in the reservoir. Remove brake fluid until the reservoir is 1 / 2 full. Discard the removed fluid.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the disc brake caliper locating pins. Lift the caliper assembly from the anchor plate and rotor.
- Suspend the caliper inside the fender housing with wire. Do not allow the caliper to hang from the brake hose.
- Remove the inner and outer brake pads. Inspect the rotor braking surfaces for scoring and machine as necessary.
- Use a C-clamp and an old brake pad or block of wood to seat the caliper piston in its bore.
- Remove any rust buildup from the inside of the caliper in the brake pad contact area.
- Install the inner pad in the caliper piston.
- Install the outer pad onto the anchor plate. Make sure the clips are properly seated.
- Install the disc brake caliper onto the anchor plate.
- Install caliper locating pins and torque to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
- Install wheel and tire assembly and torque lugs nuts to 100 ft. lb. (135 Nm).
- Pump the brake pedal several times prior to moving the vehicle to position the brake pads to the rotor.
- Refill the master cylinder reservoir as necessary, using only clean DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid from a closed container.