Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Brake Disc (Rotor)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Raise vehicle and remove front wheel.
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  5. Remove caliper assembly by loosening caliper carrier bolts.
    NOTE
    Hang removed caliper with a wire hook or the like so as to prevent brake hose from bending and twisting excessively or being pulled.

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  7. Remove front brake rotor by using (8mm) bolts.

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    Fig. Disc removal with (8mm) bolts

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To install:

  1. Install front brake rotor to wheel hub.
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  3. Install caliper assembly to steering knuckle.
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  5. Tighten caliper mounting bolts for Vitara: 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  7. Tighten caliper mounting bolts for Grand Vitara: 10mm bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and 12mm bolt to 62 ft. lbs. (84 Nm).
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  9. Tighten caliper mounting bolts for 2006 Grand Vitara to 73 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
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  11. Install front wheel and lower vehicle.
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