I30 1996-1997

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
All brake pads must always be replaced as a complete set.

  1. Raise and safely support vehicle.
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  3. Remove the front wheels.
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  5. Remove both guide pin bolts securing the caliper to the steering knuckle.
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  7. Loosen and remove the brake hose connector from the caliper. Be sure to plug the openings to prevent dirt from entering the system.
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  9. Remove the caliper assembly from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Using new copper washers, install the brake line to the brake caliper and torque the connecting bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the caliper to the steering knuckle using the guide pins bolts.
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  5. Install the wheels and tighten the lug nuts to the proper specification.
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  7. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.
    NOTE
    Make sure you pump the brakes and get a hard pedal before moving the vehicle!

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