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. If equipped with ABS, make sure the ignition switch stays OFF and pump the brake pedal 25-35 times to relieve the system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheels.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the parking brake cable.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the hydraulic line.
  10.  
  11. Use a back-up wrench to hold the guide pins and remove the caliper bolts.
  12.  
  13. Lift the caliper off the carrier and unscrew it from the hydraulic line. Discard the washers.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Thread the caliper onto the hydraulic line and hand-tighten it. Fit the caliper into place on the carrier. Torque the bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the brake line. Torque to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Bleed the brakes.
  6.  
  7. Install the wheels.

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    Fig. Rear brake caliper

  8.  

Floating Caliper
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with ABS, make sure the ignition switch staysOFF
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheels.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the parking brake cable.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the hydraulic line.
  10.  
  11. Use a back-up wrench to hold the guide pins and remove the caliper bolts.
  12.  
  13. Lift the caliper off the carrier and unscrew it from the hydraulic line. Discard the washers.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Thread the caliper onto the hydraulic line and hand-tighten it. Fit the caliper into place on the carrier. Torque the bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the brake line. Torque to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Bleed the brakes.
  6.  
  7. Install the wheels.
  8.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Rear brake caliper


 
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