Subaru Forester 1998-05

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     
    Lower caliper bolt
     
    Swing the caliper upward to access the pads
     
    Disc brake pads
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Compress the caliper piston.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New pads into the caliper brackets, being sure all shims and clips are in their original positions.
     

  4.  
  5. Swing the calipers down into position and install the caliper bolt. Tighten the bolt to 28 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Fill the master cylinder reservoir.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheels
     
    Lower caliper bolt
     
    Swing the caliper upward to access the pads
     
    Disc brake pads
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Compress the caliper piston.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New pads into the caliper brackets, being sure all shims and clips are in their original positions.
     

  4.  
  5. Swing the calipers down into position and install the caliper bolt. Tighten the bolt to specification.
  6.  
  7. Fill the master cylinder reservoir.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

 
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