Removal & Installation
Front rotors and hub/bearings are matched mounted for minimum lateral run-out. Before removing the rotor, mark the rotor and hub/bearing to maintain original orientation.
- Raise and support the vehicle.
- Remove wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the caliper adapter mounting bolts and remove the caliper adapter from the steering knuckle.
- Secure caliper anchor assembly to nearby suspension part with a wire. Do not allow brake hose to support caliper weight.
- Remove and discard the O-ring securing the disc brake rotor on the hub.
Remove the disc brake rotor from hub/bearing.
- Install the rotor on hub studs.
Install the caliper adapter on the knuckle . Tighten to 65-85 ft. lbs. (90-115 Nm).
NOTECaliper slide pins should be free from debris and lightly lubricated.
- Install the caliper to the caliper adapter.
- Gently lift one end of the slide pin boot to equalize air pressure, then release the boot and verify that the boot is fully covering the slide pin.
- Install wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove support and lower the vehicle.
- Pump brake pedal to seat caliper pistons and brake pads. Do not move vehicle until firm brake pedal is obtained.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
- Remove brake caliper and brake pads.
- Put matchmarks on the front disc and the axle hub.
- Remove the front disc.
Align the matchmarks, and install the front disc.
NOTEWhen replacing the disc with a new one, select the installation position where the front disc has the minimum runout.
- Install the brake pads and brake caliper assembly.