I30 1996-1997

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
Brake shoes 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. Raise and support the front of the vehicle, then remove the wheels.
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  3. Remove the bottom guide pin from the caliper and swing the caliper cylinder body upward; support the caliper with a wire.
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  5. Remove the brake pad retainers and the pads.
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To install:

  1. Compress the piston of the disc brake caliper.
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  3. Install the brake pads and caliper assembly. Torque the guide pin to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm).
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  5. Install the wheels.
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  7. Apply the brakes a few times to seat the pads. Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary. Bleed the brakes, if necessary.
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