Protege 1999-2000

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     
    Parking brake cable from the cable bracket and the operating lever
     
    Flexible brake line from the caliper assembly
     

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  5. Turn the manual adjustment gear counterclockwise with an Allen wrench to pull the caliper piston inward (turn until it stops).

    Caliper mounting bolts
     
    Caliper
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper. Torque the caliper mount bolts to 26-28 ft. lbs. (35-39 Nm).
     
    Brake hose. Torque the line bolt to 16-22 ft. lbs. (22-30 Nm).
     
    Parking brake cable
     

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  3. Install the wheels and bleed the brake system.

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    Fig. Exploded view of rear brake systems-Protégé with disc brakes

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