Lexus GX470 2003-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Front brake components-GX470

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the anti-rattle spring from the caliper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the clips and anti-rattle pins.
  6.  
  7. Lift out the pads and shims.
  8.  
  9. If the caliper is being replaced, disconnect the brake line. Plug the line to prevent fluid loss.
  10.  
  11. Remove the caliper mounting bolts. Lift off the caliper.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Bleed the brakes. Observe the following torques:

    Caliper mounting bolts: 91 ft. lbs. (123 Nm)
     
    Brake line-to-caliper: 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm)
     

  14.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the anti-rattle spring from the caliper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the clips and anti-rattle pins.
  6.  
  7. Lift out the pads and shims.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  10.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Front brake components-GX470

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the anti-rattle spring from the caliper.
  4.  
  5. Remove the clips and anti-rattle pins.
  6.  
  7. Lift out the pads and shims.
  8.  
  9. If the caliper is being replaced, disconnect the brake line. Plug the line to prevent fluid loss.
  10.  
  11. Remove the caliper mounting bolts. Lift off the caliper.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Bleed the brakes. Observe the following torques:

    Caliper mounting bolts: 91 ft. lbs. (123 Nm)
     
    Brake line-to-caliper: 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm)
     

  14.  

 
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