Removal & Installation
Using a brake pedal holding tool, depress the brake pedal past its first inch of travel and hold it in this position. This will isolate the master cylinder from the hydraulic brake system and will not allow brake fluid to drain out of the reservoir while the brake lines are open.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
- Completely compress the caliper piston
Install or connect the following:
NOTEThe outboard pads are side oriented, make sure the spring clip is installed so it is positioned downwards when the caliper is installed.
Inboard pad clip against the piston cavity and press the pad until the clip is seated making sure the pad backing plate is flush against the piston
Outboard pad making sure the locating pins are positioned against the ramps. Slide the pad onto the caliper and ensure the locating pins are squarely seated into the holes on the caliper and the pad is flush against the caliper fingers.
- Make sure the abutment shims are in place on both slide abutments.
Retract the caliper guide pins to clear the caliper adapter bosses.
Brake caliper. Staring with the upper end, position the caliper and shoes over the rotor and align the outboard pad upper edge with the caliper slide abutment. Rotate the lower end of the caliper into position
- Bleed the brake system and road test the vehicle.