Mazda Car 2005-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
    NOTE
    Refer the exploded view illustration for component locations and if applicable, their retainer torque specifications.

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  3. Remove the lower caliper bolt and pivot the caliper up.
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  5. Remove the pads and shims.
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  7. Remove the guide plate.

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    Fig. Front disc brake pad components-MX-5 Miata

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To install:

  1. Compress the piston into the bore.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the lower caliper bolt to 21-31 Nm (15-23 ft. lbs.).

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    Fig. Compress the piston into the bore-MX-5 Miata

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     
    Pad retaining clip
     
    Cap from the bottom caliper bolt
     
    Lower caliper mounting bolt and swing the caliper up
     
    Brake pads
     

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To install:

  1. Press the caliper piston back into the cylinder using tool 49 0221 600C.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Outer pad to the mounting support and inner pad to the caliper
     
    Caliper. Torque the caliper lower mounting bolt to 19-22 ft. lbs. (25-30 Nm). Install the bolt cap.
     
    Retaining clip
     
    Wheels
     

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  5. Pump the brake pedal several times to seat the pads.

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    Fig. Press the front caliper piston back into the cylinder-Mazda3

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     
    Brake pipe bolts
     
    Top caliper bolt cap and bolt and swing the caliper downwards
     
    M-springs the pads and shims
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:


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  3. Press the caliper pistons back into their cylinders using tool 49 0221 600C

    Brake pads, shims and M-springs
     
    Caliper. Torque the bolt to 36-39 ft. lbs. (49-52 Nm) and install the cap.
     
    Wheels

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    Fig. Press the front caliper pistons back into their bores using tool 49 0221 600C-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6 models

     

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