Sierra, Silverado 2006-2007

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    2 / 3 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder
     
    Tire and wheel assembly
     
    Caliper. Suspend the caliper from the frame with mechanic's wire. Do not allow the caliper to hang from the brake hose.
     
    Brake pads from the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Clips from the inside ends of the caliper mounting bracket and discard

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    Fig. Rear pad removal-2007 models, except Classic with 6 bolt hubs



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    Fig. Rear pad removal-2007 models, except Classic with 8 bolt hubs

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Clips to the inside ends of the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Brake pads to the caliper mounting bracket
     
    Inner pad
     
    Outer pad
     
    Caliper and tighten the bolts to 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm) on 6 bolt hubs or 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm) on 8 bolt hubs.
     
    Tire and wheel assembly
     

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  3. Refill the master cylinder to the proper level with fresh brake fluid. Pump the brake pedal slowly and firmly in order to seat the brake pads. Burnish the brakes as needed.
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