Pilot 2006-2008

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. As required, remove a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir using a suction pump.
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  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  9. Remove the flange bolt while holding the caliper pin with a wrench.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the pin boot, and pivot the caliper up and out of the way.

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  11. Remove the pad shims and pads.
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  13. Remove the pad retainers.

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    Fig. Rear brake pad retainer identification and positioning

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To install:

  1. Install the pad retainers.
    NOTE
    Apply molybdenum brake grease to both surfaces of the shims and the back of the disc brake pads, prior to installation.

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  3. Install the pads and shims. See illustration for proper positioning.

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    Fig. Rear brake pad positioning

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  5. Use a suitable tool to push caliper piston into its bore and enable the caliper to fit over the pads. Lubricate the piston boot with silicon grease. Avoid twisting the boot.
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  7. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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  9. Add brake fluid to the master cylinder reservoir. Depress the brake pedal several times to seat the pads. Bleed the brakes if necessary.
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