LS 2006

Brake Pads


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Master cylinder reservoir cap and check the fluid level in the reservoir
    Brake fluid until the reservoir is 1 / 2 full. Discard the removed fluid.
    Wheel and tire assembly
    Disc brake caliper locating pins at the support bracket
    Disc brake pads

  5. Inspect the rotor braking surfaces for scoring and machine as necessary.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear disc brake components


To install:

  1. Using caliper compressor tool 206-026, compress the piston until it is fully seated. Position the notch in the caliper piston up and down to align with the alignment pin on the brake pad
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Brake pads in the support bracket
    Caliper assembly over the rotor into position on the support bracket. Make sure the brake pads are installed correctly.
    Disc brake caliper locating pin, and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (33 Nm)
    Wheel and tire assembly

  5. Pump the brake pedal several times prior to moving the vehicle, to position the brake pads to the rotor.
  7. Refill the master cylinder reservoir if necessary, using only clean DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid from a closed container.
  9. Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.