Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the parking brake cable clip from the caliper. Disconnect the parking brake cable.
  6.  
  7. Hold the guide pin with a back-up wrench and remove the upper mounting bolt from the brake caliper.
  8.  
  9. Swing the caliper downward and remove the brake pads.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Retract the piston into the housing by rotating the piston clockwise.
  2.  
  3. Install the new brake pads onto the pad carrier.
  4.  
  5. Install the caliper to the pad carrier using a new self locking bolt or a thread locking compound and torque to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Attach the hand brake cable to the caliper.
  8.  
  9. Check the parking brake operation and adjust the cable if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Install the wheels.
  12.  

Floating Caliper
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the parking brake cable clip from the caliper. Disconnect the parking brake cable.
  6.  
  7. Hold the guide pin with a back-up wrench and remove the upper mounting bolt from the brake caliper.
  8.  
  9. Swing the caliper downward and remove the brake pads.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Retract the piston into the housing by rotating the piston clockwise.
  2.  
  3. Install the new brake pads onto the pad carrier.
  4.  
  5. Install the caliper to the pad carrier using a new self locking bolt or a thread locking compound and torque to 17 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Attach the hand brake cable to the caliper.
  8.  
  9. Check the parking brake operation and adjust the cable if necessary.
  10.  
  11. Install the wheels.
  12.  

 
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