I30 1996-1997

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation




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

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the rear wheels.
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  3. Remove the parking brake cable stay fixing bolt and the lock spring.
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  5. Remove the brake fluid hose from the caliper.
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  7. Remove the lower caliper-to-torque member pin bolt and raise the caliper.
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  9. Remove the pad retainers, the pads and the shims.
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  11. Remove the upper caliper-to-torque member pin bolt and remove the caliper.
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To install:

  1. Clean the piston end of the caliper body and the area around the pin holes. Be careful not to get oil on the rotor.
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  3. 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.
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  5. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with grease.
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  7. Install the new pads, shims and the pad springs.
    NOTE
    Always use new shims.

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  9. Install the caliper body into position and torque the caliper-to-torque member pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm).
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  11. Reconnect the brake fluid hose and tighten the flare nut to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
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  13. Install the lock spring and the parking brake stay fixing bolt.
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  15. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.
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  17. Replace the wheel, lower the vehicle.
    NOTE
    Make sure you pump the brakes and get a hard pedal before moving the vehicle!

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