Nissan Pathfinder 1996-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely.
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  3. Remove the appropriate tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Remove the bolt attaching the brake hose to the caliper. Plug the brake hose to prevent brake fluid loss.
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  7. Remove the caliper support mounting bolts and lift the caliper/support assembly from the knuckle.
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To install

  1. Position the caliper assembly onto the knuckle and install the bolts. Make sure the rotor fits between the brake pads. Torque the bolts to 136 ft. lbs. (185 Nm)
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  3. Using new copper washers, connect the brake hose to the caliper. Torque the brake hose attaching bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
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  5. Bleed the brake system.
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  7. Apply the brake pedal and inspect the system. Ensure proper operation and no leakage.
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  9. Install tire and wheel assembly. Lower the vehicle and road-test.
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