Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Anchor Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel.
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  7. Remove the caliper and support it out of the way. Do not disconnect the brake hose. Do not let the caliper hang by the hose.
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  9. Remove the brake caliper bracket bolts.
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  11. Remove the brake caliper bracket.

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    Fig. Rear caliper anchor plate

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal procedure.
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  3. Please take note of the following tightening specifications:

    Tighten the bracket bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
     

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  5. Apply lubricant to the front caliper guide pins ensuring adequate lubrication to both pin areas of the front brake caliper bracket with GM P/N 22688644 or equivalent.
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  7. Gradually apply pressure to the brake pedal until a firm pedal is felt. If a firm pedal is not achieved, wait 15 seconds and repeat until a firm pedal is obtained.
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  9. Fill the master cylinder reservoir to the proper level.
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  11. Burnish the brake pads and rotors.
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