Nissan Car Altima & Sentra 1999-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Brake fluid hose
     
    Pin bolts
     
    Caliper assembly from the vehicle
     

  4.  

To install: ]

  1. Use a large C-clamp to press the caliper piston back into the caliper.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New pads, new shims and pad retainers
     
    Brake caliper and torque the pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm)
     
    Brake line to the caliper, using new copper washers, and torque the connecting bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
     
    Wheels
     

  4.  
  5. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.
  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front brake caliper-Sentra


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the brake fluid hose.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pin bolts.
  8.  
  9. Remove the caliper assembly from the vehicle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Use a large C-clamp to press the caliper piston back into the caliper.
  2.  
  3. Install the new pads, new shims and pad retainers.
  4.  
  5. Install the brake caliper and torque the pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Using new copper washers, install the brake line to the brake caliper and torque the connecting bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  
  11. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front brake caliper-240 SX



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front brake caliper-Sentra

  12.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Brake fluid hose
     
    Pin bolts
     
    Caliper assembly from the vehicle
     

  4.  

To install: ]

  1. Use a large C-clamp to press the caliper piston back into the caliper.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New pads, new shims and pad retainers
     
    Brake caliper and torque the pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm)
     
    Brake line to the caliper, using new copper washers, and torque the connecting bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
     
    Wheels
     

  4.  
  5. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front brake caliper-Sentra

  6.  

 
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