Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the front wheels from the vehicle.
- Drain the brake fluid.
- Remove the union bolts and torque member bolts, and remove the brake caliper assembly from the vehicle.
- If necessary, remove the rotor.
Use Only new DOT3 brake fluid. Do not reuse drained brake fluid.
- If removed, install the rotor.
Install the caliper assembly onto the vehicle. Tighten the sliding pin bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm) and the torque member bolts to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm) for 2003 models. 2004 - 05 models have one of 2 bolt types, either a flange bolt or a bolt with a washer. Torque the flange bolts to 122 ft. lbs. (165 Nm) or the bolt/washers to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm).
CAUTIONWhen attaching the caliper assembly to the vehicle, wipe any oil off the knuckle spindle, washers and caliper assembly attachment surfaces.
Reattach the brake hose to the brake caliper assembly, and tighten the union bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
CAUTIONDo not reuse the old copper washers for the union bolt. Attach the brake hose to the caliper assembly together only using the specified union bolt and washers.
- Refill the brake system with new brake fluid, then bleed the system.
- Install the wheels.