Honda Cars 2007-2008

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Accord 2007-2008

  1. Remove some brake fluid from the master cylinder.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the front wheel.
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  7. Remove the brake hose mounting bolt.
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  9. Remove the flange bolt, while holding the caliper pin, and pivot the caliper up out of the way.
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  11. Remove the brake pads and pad shims.
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  13. Remove the pad retainers.
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To install:

  1. Apply a thin coat of M-77 assembly paste part number o8798-9010 to the brake pad sides of the pad shims and the back of the brake pads, wipe excess paste off the shim.
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  3. Install the pad retainers.
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  5. Install the brake pads and shims.
    NOTE
    The brake pads should be installed with the wear indicator on top (4-cylinder), or on the inside (6-cylinder)

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  7. Push in the piston, so the caliper will fit over the brake pads.
    WARNING
    Check the brake fluid level. The brake fluid may overflow if the reservoir is too full.

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  9. Pivot the caliper down into position. Install the flange bolt and tighten it to:

    4 cylinder models: 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm)
     
    6-cylinder models: 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
     

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  11. Install the brake hose mounting bolt and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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  13. Install the front wheel and lower the vehicle.
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  15. Refill the master cylinder with brake fluid to the correct level.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the brake pad mounting-2007-08 4-cylinder Accord



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    Fig. Exploded view of the brake pad mounting-2007-08 6-cylinder Accord

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Specific to:

Honda Civic 2007-2008