Removal & Installation
- Remove the brake pads from the brake caliper mounting bracket.
- Remove and the brake pad retainers from the brake caliper mounting bracket.
Inspect the following brake components for damage and corrosion:
Restricted caliper guide pin movement
- Do not attempt to clean away any corrosion. If damaged or corroded replace the necessary components.
Inspect the brake caliper piston boot for deterioration, replace if damaged.
- Use a piston installation tool in order to twist the brake caliper piston into the brake caliper bore.
- Install the brake pad retainers to the brake caliper mounting bracket.
- Install the brake pads to the brake caliper mounting bracket.
- Pivot the brake caliper downward, over the brake pads and into the caliper bracket.
- Install the brake caliper guide pin bolt to the brake caliper guide pin, and tighten the brake caliper guide pin bolt to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
- Install the tire and wheel assembly.
- Lower the vehicle.
- 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 15 and 16 until a firm brake pedal apply is obtained; this will properly seat the brake caliper pistons and brake pads.
- Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir to the proper level.
- Apply and release the park brake pedal 4 times.
- Burnish the pads and rotors.