Silverado 2008

Disc Brake Pads

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Removal And Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove 2 / 3 of the brake fluid from the master cylinder
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  9. Using a C-clamp or the equivalent, compress the caliper piston until the caliper piston bottoms in the bore.

    Caliper mounting bolts
     
    Position the caliper to the side. Do not allow it to hang by the brake line. Do not disconnect the brake line.
     
    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 caliper and related components-RPO JD9



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    Fig. Rear caliper and related components-RPO JH6 and JH7



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    Fig. Rear disc brake pads and related components-RPO JD9



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    Fig. Rear disc brake pads and related components-RPO JH6 and JH7

     

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To install:


NOTE
Be sure to use new fasteners, as required.

  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. Tighten the retaining bolts to specification.
     
    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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