Honda_Cr-V_2001-2006

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



CR-V And Passport
Front
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the front wheels.
  2.  
  3. Remove some brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect and plug the brake fluid line from the caliper.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake caliper mounting bolt and guide bolt and remove the caliper from the mount. The brackets can be remove for additional work space.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake pads and clips from the caliper. Inspect the brake pads for wear; replace them, if necessary.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front caliper components-Passport

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To install:

  1. Install the brake pads and clips onto the caliper.
  2.  
  3. If the caliper bracket was removed, tighten the bolts to 103-126 ft. lbs. (139-171 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the caliper on the mounting bracket. Torque the caliper-to-mounting bracket bolts to:

    4-cylinder models: 20-27 ft. lbs. (27-37 Nm)
     
    6-cylinder models: 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm)
     

  6.  
  7. Connect the fluid line to the caliper using new washers. Torque the brake line banjo fitting to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    WARNING
    Be sure the hook end of the flexible brake line is positioned in the anti-rotation cavity.

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  9. Refill the master cylinder reservoir and bleed the brake system.
  10.  
  11. Install the front wheels and lower the vehicle.
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Rear
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the rear wheels.
  2.  
  3. Remove some fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect and plug the brake fluid line from the caliper.
    NOTE
    Discard the parking brake cable mounting pin after removal.

  6.  
  7. If equipped with caliper actuated parking brakes; remove the mounting pin from the parking brake cable and disconnect the parking cable from the disc caliper.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake caliper mounting bolt and guide bolt and remove the caliper from the mount.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake pads and clips from the caliper. Inspect the brake pads for wear; replace them, if necessary.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear caliper components-Passport

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the brake pads and clips onto the caliper.
  2.  
  3. If the mounting bracket was removed, tighten the bolts to 69-84 ft. lbs. (93-114 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the caliper on the mounting bracket. Torque the caliper-to-mounting bracket bolts to 12-17 ft. lbs. (16-24 Nm), or 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm) on vehicles with shoe-type parking brakes.
  6.  
  7. Connect the parking brake cable to the caliper and install a new mounting pin.
  8.  
  9. Connect the fluid line to the caliper using new washers. Torque the brake line banjo fitting to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Refill the master cylinder reservoir and bleed the brake system.
  12.  
  13. Install the rear wheels and lower the vehicle.
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