Removal & Installation
- Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle.
- Remove the front wheels and temporarily fasten the rotor disc with the hub nuts.
- Hold the sliding pin on the bottom of the caliper and loosen the installation bolt.
- Remove the lower installation bolt.
- Lift up the caliper and suspend it securely. Do not remove the upper installation bolt.
Remove the following parts:
The 2 anti-squeal springs.
- Install the pad support plates.
Install a pad wear indicator plate to the pad. Install the anti-squeal shims and support plates to each pad.
NOTEIt recommended that a suitable anti-squeal compound be applied to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shim.
- Draw out a small amount of brake fluid from the brake reservoir. Press in the caliper piston with a suitable tool.
- Press the brake piston in carefully so the boot will not become wedged.
- Install the 2 pads so that the wear indicator plate is facing upward. Do not allow oil or grease to get in the rubbing face of the pads.
Lower and install the caliper. Torque the sliding main pin to 27 ft. lbs. (36 Nm).
NOTEWhen installing the sliding main pin, be careful that the plug installed in the torque plate does not come loose.
- Install the front wheels and lower the vehicle.
- Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add as necessary. Be sure to pump the brake pedal a few times before road-testing the vehicle.