Lexus LX470 2002-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove the wheels.
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  7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt and 2 gaskets. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
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  9. Remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate.
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  11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
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To install:

  1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using 2 new washers. Make sure the flexible hose lock is securely in the lock hole of the caliper. Torque the union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
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  5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
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  7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
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