Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation




CAUTION
Dust and dirt accumulating on brake parts during normal use may contain asbestos fibers from production or aftermarket brake linings. Breathing excessive concentrations of asbestos fibers can cause serious bodily harm. Exercise care when servicing brake parts. Do not sand or grind brake lining unless equipment used is designed to contain the dust residue. Do not clean brake parts with compressed air or by dry brushing. Cleaning should be done by dampening the brake components with a fine mist of water, then wiping the brake components clean with a dampened cloth. Dispose of cloth and all residue containing asbestos fibers in an impermeable container with the appropriate label. Follow practices prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the handling, processing, and disposing of dust or debris that may contain asbestos fibers.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel and tire assembly
     
    Brake hose connection, if you are replacing the caliper
     
    Caliper mounting bolts
     
    Caliper
     

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To install:

  1. Position the caliper over the rotor so the caliper engages the adapter correctly
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper. Tighten the front caliper mounting bolts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Brake hose
     
    Wheel and tire assembly
     

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  5. Bleed the brake system.

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    Fig. Front and rear calipers and related components

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