Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Rear caliper installation-2005 model shown

  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the brake caliper guide bolts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the caliper.
  6.  


CAUTION
Do not allow the brake caliper to hang by the flexible brake hose.

  1. Remove the brake disc pads.
  2.  
  3. Remove the brake caliper hose flow bolt.
  4.  
  5. Remove and discard the copper washers.
  6.  
  7. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Use new copper washers. Torque the caliper pin bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm); torque the flow bolt to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
  8.  
  9. If the hydraulic system was opened, bleed the brake system.
  10.  



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Fig. Rear caliper and related components-2005-2006

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake caliper guide bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the caliper.
    CAUTION
    Do not allow the brake caliper to hang by the flexible brake hose.

  10.  
  11. Remove the brake disc pads.
  12.  
  13. Remove the brake caliper hose flow bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove and discard the copper washers.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Use new copper washers.
  2.  
  3. Torque the caliper pin bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm); torque the flow bolt to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
  4.  
  5. If the hydraulic system was opened, bleed the brake system.
  6.  

 
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