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 rear wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper guide bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake caliper.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the brake caliper. Tighten the guide bolts to 16-23 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 rear 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 rear wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper guide bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake caliper.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the brake caliper. Tighten the guide bolts to 16-23 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 rear 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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