Removal & Installation
- Remove the brake hose to caliper bolt from the brake caliper.
- Remove the brake hose from the brake caliper.
- Remove and discard the 2 copper brake hose gaskets. These gaskets may be stuck to the brake caliper and/or the brake hose end.
Cap or plug the opening in the brake caliper and the brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
Remove the 2 brake caliper pin bolts.
- Remove the park brake cable from the caliper.
- Remove the brake caliper from the brake caliper bracket.
- Inspect the caliper slide boots for cuts, tears, or deterioration. If damaged, replace the slides and boots.
- Install the brake caliper to the brake caliper bracket.
- Install the 2 brake caliper pin bolts, and tighten the brake caliper pin bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
- Install the park brake cable to the caliper.
Remove the caps or plugs from the brake caliper opening and the brake hose.
NOTEDO NOT reuse the copper brake hose gaskets.
- Install NEW copper brake hose gaskets to the brake hose-to-caliper bolt and to the brake hose.
- Install the brake hose and the brake hose-to-caliper bolt to the brake caliper, and tighten the brake caliper bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
- Bleed the hydraulic brake system.
- With the engine OFF , gradually apply the brake pedal to approximately 2 / 3 of its travel distance.
- Slowly release the brake pedal.
- Wait 15 seconds, then repeat steps 11 and 12 until a firm brake pedal apply is obtained; this will properly seat the brake caliper pistons and brake pads.
- Install the tire and wheel assembly.
- Lower the vehicle.
- Apply and release the park brake pedal 4 times.