Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Use a turkey baster or similar device to remove fluid from the master cylinder until it is about 1 / 2 full.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Front wheel. Hand-tighten the lug nuts on the studs to prevent the rotor from falling off.
Install a C-clamp over the body of the caliper with the clamp ends against the rear of the caliper body and against the outboard pad. Tighten the clamp until the caliper piston is compressed enough to allow the caliper to be removed.
Caliper lower bolt
- Check the caliper pins, pin boots and the piston boot for deterioration or damage.
Install or connect the following:
Brake pads and clips to the caliper bracket
Lubricate the pin boots and guide pins with silicone grease.
NOTEMake sure the brake line is properly routed with loop to the rear and that the hose is not twisted.
Pin boots, if removed
- Prior to operating the vehicle, depress the brake pedal a few times until the brake pads are seated against the rotor.