Removal & Installation
- Inspect the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir.
- If the brake fluid is midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, no brake fluid needs to be removed from the reservoir before proceeding.
- If the brake fluid level is higher than midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, using an appropriate tool, remove the brake fluid to the midway point before proceeding.
- Remove the wheel.
- Remove the steering knuckle from the vehicle.
- Remove the wheel hub/speed sensor assembly.
- Using two pieces of wood, support the wheel hub/brake rotor assembly.
- Remove the wheel hub/speed sensor-to-brake rotor bolts.
- Separate the brake rotor from the wheel bearing/hub assembly.
Clean the surface between the wheel bearing/hub assembly and the brake rotor.
Position the wheel bearing/hub on the brake rotor.
NOTEThe following service procedure is to be performed on a flat surface and to ensure the brake rotor is securely attached to the hub assembly prior to the final torquing procedure. DO NOT use air tools of any type for this procedure.
- Install the wheel bearing/hub mounting bolts. Tighten the mounting bolts in a criss-cross pattern to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
- Install the steering knuckle assembly.
- Install the wheel bearing/hub, brake rotor assembly in the steering knuckle.
- Install the wheel.
- Lower the vehicle.
- Inspect the fluid level.