Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle.
- To preserve wheel balance, mark the position of the front wheel relative to the wheel hub.
- Remove the wheel.
- Remove the bolt and the washers attaching the brake hose to the caliper.
- Disconnect the brake hose, and plug the openings in the caliper and the brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
- Remove the caliper mounting bolts from the steering knuckle, and remove the caliper assembly.
- Install the caliper assembly with the mounting bolts.
- Tighten the caliper-to-steering knuckle mounting bolts to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
- Connect the brake hose to the caliper with bolt and washer. Tighten the caliper brake hose inlet bolt to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
- Align the marks that were made when removing the front wheel, and install the wheel.
- Lower the vehicle.
- Fill the master cylinder to the proper level with clean brake fluid.
- Bleed the air out of the brake system.
- Recheck the fluid level.
- Repeatedly press the brake pedal to bring the pads in contact with the rotor.