Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



Accord
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove and discard brake fluid from the master cylinder, as necessary.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the rear tires. Release the parking brake.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper bolts. Remove the caliper from the caliper bracket.
  8.  
  9. Remove the pad shims and brake pads.
  10.  
  11. Remove the pad retainers and check the caliper pins for free movement.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear disc brakes-Accord

  12.  

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.
  2.  
  3. Install the brake pads and shims.
  4.  
  5. Rotate the caliper piston clockwise into the cylinder, then align the cutout in the piston with the tab on the inner pad by turning the piston back so the caliper can be installed on the brake pad. Lubricate the boot with rubber grease to avoid twisting the piston boot.
  6.  
  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  
  9. After installation depress the brake pedal several times to be sure the brake works. Road test the vehicle.
    NOTE
    Engagement of the brake may require a greater pedal stroke effort immediately after the brake pads have been replaced as a set.

  10.  
  11. Check the parking brake adjustment.
  12.  
  13. Check and refill the master cylinder, as necessary.
  14.  

Civic
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove and discard brake fluid from the master cylinder, as necessary.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the rear tires.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bolt and brake hose from the mounting bracket.
  8.  
  9. Remove the caliper bolts. Remove the caliper from the caliper bracket.
  10.  
  11. Remove the pad shims and brake pads.
  12.  
  13. Remove the pad retainers and check the caliper pins for free movement.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear disc brakes-Civic

  14.  

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.
  2.  
  3. Install the brake pads and shims.
  4.  
  5. Rotate the caliper piston clockwise into the cylinder, then align the cutout in the piston with the tab by turning the piston back so the caliper can be installed on the brake pad. Lubricate the boot with rubber grease to avoid twisting the piston boot.
  6.  
  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  
  9. After installation depress the brake pedal several times to be sure the brake works. Road test the vehicle.
    NOTE
    Engagement of the brake may require a greater pedal stroke effort immediately after the brake pads have been replaced as a set.

  10.  
  11. Check and refill the master cylinder, as necessary.
  12.  
  13. Check the parking brake adjustment.
  14.  

Prelude
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir using a suction pump
     
    Rear wheels
     
    Dust shield
     
    2 caliper mounting bolts
     
    Caliper from the bracket
     
    Pads, shims and pad retainers
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Clean the caliper thoroughly; remove any dirt or dust. Check the brake rotor for grooves or cracks and machine or replace, as necessary.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Pad retainers. Apply a disc brake pad lubricant to both surfaces of the shims and the back of the disc brake pads.
     
    Pads and shims. The wear retainer on the inboard pad faces down.
     

  4.  
  5. Use a suitable tool to rotate the caliper piston clockwise into the caliper bore, enough to enable the caliper to fit over the pads. Lubricate the piston boot with silicon grease, and avoid twisting the boot.

    Brake caliper, aligning the cutout in the piston with the tab on the inner pad. Tighten the mounting bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
     
    Wheels
     
    Brake fluid to the master cylinder reservoir
     

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S2000
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove and discard brake fluid from the master cylinder, as necessary.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the rear tires. Release the parking brake.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper bolts. Remove the caliper from the caliper bracket.
  8.  
  9. Remove the pad shims and brake pads.
  10.  
  11. Remove the pad retainers and check the caliper pins for free movement.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear disc brakes-S2000

  12.  

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.
  2.  
  3. Install the brake pads and shims.
  4.  
  5. Rotate the caliper piston clockwise into the cylinder, then align the cutout in the piston with the tab on the inner pad by turning the piston back so the caliper can be installed on the brake pad. Lubricate the boot with rubber grease to avoid twisting the piston boot.
  6.  
  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  8.  
  9. After installation depress the brake pedal several times to be sure the brake works. Road test the vehicle.
    NOTE
    Engagement of the brake may require a greater pedal stroke effort immediately after the brake pads have been replaced as a set.

  10.  
  11. Check the parking brake adjustment.
  12.  
  13. Check and refill the master cylinder, as necessary.
  14.  

 
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