Kia Sorento 2003-05

Brake Pads

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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. Remove the guide pin bolts, lift the caliper assembly up and suspend it with a wire.
  6.  
  7. Before replacing the brake pads, drain brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir until it remains half full.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake pads by turning the piston in the housing assembly using special tool 09581-11000 to compress the piston.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inner and outer pads from the caliper.
  12.  


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    Fig. Rear disc brake pad removal


To install:

  1. Install the inner and outer brake pads, engaging the clips securely onto the caliper assembly.
  2.  
  3. Lower the brake caliper assembly into proper position.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the guide pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-32 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the rear wheel.
  8.  
  9. Check the brake fluid level and top off, if necessary.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the guide pin bolts, lift the caliper assembly up and suspend it with a wire.
  6.  
  7. Before replacing the brake pads, drain brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir until it remains half full.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake pads by turning the piston in the housing assembly using special tool 09581-11000 to compress the piston.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inner and outer pads from the caliper.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Rear disc brake pad removal

  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the inner and outer brake pads, engaging the clips securely onto the caliper assembly.
  2.  
  3. Lower the brake caliper assembly into proper position.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the guide pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-32 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the rear wheel.
  8.  
  9. Check the brake fluid level and top off, if necessary.
  10.  

 
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