Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the hydraulic line at the caliper, then remove the caliper from the carrier. Be sure to hold the pin with a back-up wrench when removing the caliper bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper from the hydraulic line.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Thread the caliper onto the hydraulic line and hand-tighten it. Fit the caliper into place on the carrier.
  2.  
  3. Torque the bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Using new washers, tighten the hydraulic line bolt to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm), and bleed the brakes.

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    Fig. Front brake floating caliper

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Floating Caliper
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the hydraulic line at the caliper, then remove the caliper from the carrier. Be sure to hold the pin with a back-up wrench when removing the caliper bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper from the hydraulic line.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Thread the caliper onto the hydraulic line and hand-tighten it. Fit the caliper into place on the carrier.
  2.  
  3. Torque the bolts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Using new washers, tighten the hydraulic line bolt to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm), and bleed the brakes.
  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front brake floating caliper


 
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