Lexus RX300, 330 3 2000-06

Brake Disc (Rotor)


Removal & Installation

Dust and dirt accumulating on brake parts during normal use may contain asbestos fibers from production or aftermarket brake linings. Breathing excessive concentrations of asbestos fibers can cause serious bodily harm. Exercise care when servicing brake parts. Do not sand or grind brake lining unless equipment used is designed to contain the dust residue. Do not clean brake parts with compressed air or by dry brushing. Cleaning should be done by dampening the brake components with a fine mist of water, then wiping the brake components clean with a dampened cloth. Dispose of cloth and all residue containing asbestos fibers in an impermeable container with the appropriate label. Follow practices prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the handling, processing, and disposing of dust or debris that may contain asbestos fibers.

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  3. Remove the front wheel and tire assembly.
  5. Unbolt and remove the caliper, but do NOT disconnect the fluid line. Suspend the caliper from the suspension with a piece of wire.
  7. Remove the rotor.
  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front brake components-2001-03 models

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    Fig. Front disc brake components-2004-06 models