Nissan Car Altima & Sentra 1999-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



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

    Wheels
     
    Parking brake cable bracket bolt
     
    Pin bolts and lift off the caliper body
     
    Pad springs and the pads and shims
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims and retainer springs
     
    Caliper body into position in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-52 Nm)
     
    Wheels and bleed the system if necessary.
     

  6.  

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

    Rear wheels
     
    Parking brake cable bracket bolt
     
    Pin bolts and lift off the caliper body
     
    Pad springs by pulling them out
     

  4.  

Pads and shims

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims, and the pad springs
     
    Caliper body into position in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm)
     
    Wheels
     

  6.  
  7. Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the parking brake cable bracket bolt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pin bolts and lift off the caliper body.
  8.  
  9. Pull out the pad springs and then remove the pads and shims.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install the pads, shims and retainer springs.
  6.  
  7. Position the caliper body in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-52 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Mount the wheels and bleed the system if necessary.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the parking brake cable bracket bolt.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pin bolts and lift off the caliper body.
  8.  
  9. Pull out the pad springs and then remove the pads and shims.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install the pads, shims, and the pad springs.
  6.  
  7. Position the caliper body in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  
  11. Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary.
  12.  

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

    Rear wheels
     
    Parking brake cable bracket bolt
     
    Pin bolts and lift off the caliper body
     
    Pad springs by pulling them out
     

  4.  

Pads and shims

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims, and the pad springs
     
    Caliper body into position in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm)
     
    Wheels
     

  6.  
  7. Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary.
  8.  

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

    Wheels
     
    Parking brake cable bracket bolt
     
    Pin bolts and lift off the caliper body
     
    Pad springs and the pads and shims
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
  2.  
  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims and retainer springs
     
    Caliper body into position in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-52 Nm)
     
    Wheels and bleed the system if necessary.
     

  6.  

 
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