REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Raise and support the front of the vehicle safely on jackstands and remove the wheels.
Remove brake caliper assembly and wheel hub assembly. Refer to the necessary procedures in
. Make sure not to twist the brake hose.
Remove the brake disc/wheel hub from the vehicle.
Installation is the reverse of removal. Adjust the wheel bearings.
Fig. Fig. 1 To remove the brake disc (rotor), safely raise the vehicle, then remove the wheel
Fig. Fig. 2 Once the caliper is removed, pry off the wheel bearing dust cap
Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the cotter pin at the castellated nut, then discard the pin-replace with a new one
Fig. Fig. 4 Remove the nut and nut cap to expose the wheel bearings
Fig. Fig. 5 Remove the large washer and wheel bearing from the spindle
Fig. Fig. 6 With the outer wheel bearings removed, pull off the rotor from the spindle
Fig. Fig. 7 In most cases, you will have to remove the inner wheel bearings (arrow)
Fig. Fig. 8 The bearing seal must be pried out-these damage often and must be replaced
Check the brake rotor for roughness, cracks or chips. The rotor can be machined on a brake lathe; many auto parts stores have complete machine shop service.