Kia Sportage 1998-02

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 2 caliper bolts and lift the caliper from the disc.
  6.  
  7. Slide the disc pads off the caliper bracket.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Clean the caliper bracket contact surface with a wire brush and lightly coat with assembly lube.
  2.  
  3. Position the disc pads.
  4.  
  5. Position the caliper over the disc assembly. Install the caliper bolts. Tighten to 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheels. Tighten the lug nuts 77 ft. lbs. (99 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Bleed the hydraulic system if the flex hoses were removed.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the 2 caliper bolts and lift the caliper from the disc.
  6.  
  7. Slide the disc pads off the caliper bracket.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Clean the caliper bracket contact surface with a wire brush and lightly coat with assembly lube.
  2.  
  3. Position the disc pads.
  4.  
  5. Position the caliper over the disc assembly. Install the caliper bolts. Tighten to 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheels. Tighten the lug nuts 77 ft. lbs. (99 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Bleed the hydraulic system if the flex hoses were removed.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front wheels.
  6.  
  7. Remove the 2 caliper bolts and lift the caliper from the disc.
  8.  
  9. Slide the disc pads off the caliper mounting bracket.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Clean the caliper bracket contact surface with a wire brush and lightly coat with assembly lube.
  2.  
  3. Position the disc pads.
  4.  
  5. Position the caliper over the disc assembly. Install the caliper bolts. Tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (17 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheels. Tighten the lug nuts 77 ft. lbs. (99 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Bleed the hydraulic system if the flex hoses were removed.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  

 
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