Lexus GX470 2003-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
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  3. Remove the wheels.
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  5. Remove the clip, pins and anti-rattle spring.
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  7. Withdraw the pads and remove the anti-squeal shims.
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To install:

  1. Before installing the new pads, check the disc thickness and disc runout.
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  3. Siphon out a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir.
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  5. Press in the pistons with a hammer handle or equivalent.
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  7. Apply disc brake grease to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shim. Install the anti-squeal shims to the new pads.
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  9. Install the pads.
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  11. Install the anti-rattle springs and pins. Install the clip.
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  13. Install the wheels.
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  15. Check and adjust the fluid level. Apply the brake pedal several times.
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  17. Road-test the vehicle for proper operation.
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