Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove12
  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel and tire assembly
     
    Lower caliper guide pin bolt
     
    Caliper from the caliper support
     
    Disc brake pads, shims, and the clips from the caliper support
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Clean the exposed portion of the caliper piston, then press the piston back into the caliper bore using the old inner brake pad and a C-clamp.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Disc brake pads, shims, and the clips. Make sure the shims and clips are properly positioned.
     
    Caliper over the rotor so the caliper engages the adapter correctly
     
    Mounting pin(s) and tighten the front caliper to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm) and the rear caliper to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
     
    Wheel and tire assembly and lower the vehicle
     

  4.  
  5. Apply the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add fluid, as necessary.
  6.  

  1. Remove 1 / 2 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower caliper guide pin bolt.
  8.  
  9. Lift the caliper from the caliper support.
  10.  
  11. Remove the disc brake pads, shims, and the clips from the caliper support.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Clean the exposed portion of the caliper piston, then press the piston back into the caliper bore using the old inner brake pad and a C-clamp.
  2.  
  3. Install the disc brake pads, shims, and the clips. Make sure the shims and clips are properly positioned.
  4.  
  5. Position the caliper over the rotor so the caliper engages the adapter correctly. Install the mounting pin(s) and tighten the front caliper to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm) and the rear caliper to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the wheel and tire assembly and lower the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Apply the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add fluid, as necessary.
  10.  

 
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