Nissan Quest 2001-02 and 2004-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
    NOTE
    Do not press the piston into the bore as performed on the front disc brakes. Due to the parking brake mechanism, the caliper piston must be turned into the bore using a special tool.

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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels
     

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  5. Release the parking brake.

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

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To install:

  1. Clean the piston end of the caliper body and the area around the pin holes. Be careful not to get oil on the rotor.
  2.  
  3. Using the proper tool, carefully turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
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  5. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
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  7. Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims, and the pad springs. Always use new shims.
     
    Caliper body in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-52 Nm)
     
    Wheels
     

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  9. Bleed the system if necessary.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bottom guide pin from the caliper and swing the caliper cylinder body upward; support the caliper with a wire.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake pad retainers, shims and the pads.
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To install:

  1. Compress the piston of the disc brake caliper.
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  3. Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
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  5. Install the retainers and brake pads.
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  7. Install the caliper assembly. Torque the guide pin to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
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  9. Install the wheels.
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  11. Apply the brakes a few times to seat the pads. Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary. Bleed the brakes, if necessary.
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