GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Brake Disc (Rotor)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5



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Fig. Fig. 1: Breaking loose the dust cap



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the dust cap



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the cotter pin



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Fig. Fig. 4: Removing the spindle nut



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Fig. Fig. 5: Removing the washer


CAUTION
Brake pads contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean the brake surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any brake surface! When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.

  1. Remove the caliper by following instructions of caliper removal procedure.
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  3. Remove dust cap, cotter pin, castle nut, thrust washer and outside wheel bearing. Pull the disc/hub assembly from the steering knuckle.
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To install:
  1. Position the disc/hub assembly to the spindle/steering knuckle. Install the outside wheel bearing, thrust washer and castle nut. Tighten the castle nut until the bearing is snug. Back off the nut 1