Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
- To preserve wheel balance, mark the position of the front wheel relative to the wheel hub.
- Remove the wheels.
- Remove the bolt and the ring seals that attach the brake hose inlet fitting to the caliper.
- Disconnect the brake hose. Plug the openings in the caliper and the brake hose to prevent fluid loss or contamination.
- Remove the caliper mounting bolts from the knuckle.
- Remove the caliper.
- Install the caliper assembly with the mounting bolts.
- Tighten the caliper mounting bolts to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm).
- Connect the brake hose to the caliper with bolt and ring seals. Tighten the caliper brake hose inlet bolt to 24 ft. lbs. (32 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.