Kia Sorento 2003-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper mounting bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake caliper.
  10.  

To install:



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Fig. Front brake caliper mounting bolt locations

  1. Install the brake caliper. Tighten the mounting bolts to 16-24 ft. lbs. (22-32 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the brake fluid hose. Tighten the hose fitting to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Bleed the brake system.
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheel.
  8.  
  9. Before attempting to move the vehicle, pump the brake pedal to seat the pads against the rotors. Make sure the vehicle has a firm brake pedal. Check the level of the brake fluid and add DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid if necessary.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper mounting bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake caliper.
  10.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Front brake caliper mounting bolt locations

  1. Install the brake caliper. Tighten the mounting bolts to 16-24 ft. lbs. (22-32 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the brake fluid hose. Tighten the hose fitting to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Bleed the brake system.
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheel.
  8.  
  9. Before attempting to move the vehicle, pump the brake pedal to seat the pads against the rotors. Make sure the vehicle has a firm brake pedal. Check the level of the brake fluid and add DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid if necessary.
  10.  

 
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