MINI 2002-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Apply the brake pedal slightly with a brake clamp.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake pipe from caliper
     
    Retaining spring across caliper
     
    Plastic plugs over guide pin bolts
     
    Guide pin bolts
     
    Caliper from rotor, pulling off toward rear
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Position the caliper into place.
  2.  
  3. Clean but do not grease guide pin bolts
  4.  
  5. Install the torque the guide pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Replace the plastic plugs over the guide pin bolts.
  8.  
  9. Install the retainer spring.
  10.  
  11. Install the brake pipe and banjo bolt to the caliper; torque to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Remove the brake clamp.
  14.  
  15. Install the front wheels.
  16.  
  17. Bleed the brakes.
  18.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Apply the brake pedal slightly with a brake clamp.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake pipe from caliper
     
    Retaining spring across caliper
     
    Plastic plugs over guide pin bolts
     
    Guide pin bolts
     
    Caliper from rotor, pulling off toward rear
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Position the caliper into place.
  2.  
  3. Clean but do not grease guide pin bolts
  4.  
  5. Install the torque the guide pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Replace the plastic plugs over the guide pin bolts.
  8.  
  9. Install the retainer spring.
  10.  
  11. Install the brake pipe and banjo bolt to the caliper; torque to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Remove the brake clamp.
  14.  
  15. Install the front wheels.
  16.  
  17. Bleed the brakes.
  18.  

 
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