Removal & Installation
- Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the rear wheels.
- Remove the parking brake cable stay fixing bolt and the lock spring.
- Remove the brake fluid hose from the caliper.
- Remove the lower caliper-to-torque member pin bolt and raise the caliper.
- Remove the pad retainers, the pads and the shims.
- Remove the upper caliper-to-torque member pin bolt and remove the caliper.
- Clean the piston end of the caliper body and the area around the pin holes. Be careful not to get oil on the rotor.
- Using a pair of needle nose pliers, carefully turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body; remove some brake fluid from the master cylinder, if necessary. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
- Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with grease.
Install the new pads, shims and the pad springs.
NOTEAlways use new shims.
- Install the caliper body into position and torque the caliper-to-torque member pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm).
- Reconnect the brake fluid hose and tighten the flare nut to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
- Install the lock spring and the parking brake stay fixing bolt.
- Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.
Replace the wheel, lower the vehicle.
NOTEMake sure you pump the brakes and get a hard pedal before moving the vehicle!