Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



Front & Rear
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     

  4.  
  5. Hold the sliding pin on the lower mounting bolt and remove the bolt. Swivel the caliper upward and out of the way.

    Anti-squeal springs
     
    Brake pads, retainers and anti-squeal shims
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Pad support plates and the pad wear indicator plate on the inside pad
     
    Both pads (and anti-squeal shims) with the wear indicator plates facing downward
     

  2.  
  3. Compress the caliper pistons and install the caliper.

    Anti-squeal springs
     
    Hold the sliding pin and tighten the mounting bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm)
     
    Wheels
     

  4.  
  5. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Hold the sliding pin on the lower mounting bolt and remove the bolt. Swivel the caliper upward and out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake pads and retainers.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the pad support plates and the pad wear indicator plate on the inside pad.
  2.  
  3. Install both pads with the wear indicator plates facing downward.
  4.  
  5. Compress the caliper pistons and install the caliper.
  6.  
  7. Hold the sliding pin and tighten the mounting bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  
  11. Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir.
  12.  

 
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