Sentra 1998

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:

    Front wheels
     
    Brake fluid hose
     
    Torque member bolts
     
    Pin bolts
     
    Caliper assembly from the vehicle
     

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To install:

  1. Use a large C-clamp to press the caliper piston back into the caliper.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    New pads, new shims and pad retainers
     
    Brake caliper and torque the pin bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm)
     
    Torque member bolts to 40-47 ft. lbs. (54-64 Nm)
     
    Brake line to the caliper, using new copper washers, and torque the connecting bolt to 12-14 ft. lbs. (17-20 Nm).
     
    Wheels
     

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  5. Bleed the brake system and top off the master cylinder as necessary.

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    Fig. Front brake caliper-Sentra

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