Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
- Remove brake fluid from the brake master cylinder reservoir until the reservoir is 1 / 2 full.
- Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
- Remove the retaining bolt and disconnect the brake hose from the caliper assembly. Discard the copper sealing washers.
- Remove the retaining clip from the parking brake at the caliper. Disengage the parking brake cable end from the lever arm.
- Lift the rear disc brake caliper away from the rear disc support bracket.
- Remove the disc brake caliper locating pins and boots from the rear disc support bracket.
Using rear caliper piston adjuster tool T87P-2588-A, rotate the rear disc brake piston and adjuster clockwise until fully seated.
NOTEMake sure one of the 2 slots in the rear disc brake piston and adjuster face is positioned so it will engage the nib on the disc brake pad.
- Apply silicone dielectric compound to the inside of the slider pin boots and the slider pins.
- Position the slider pins and boots in the support bracket. Position the caliper assembly on the support bracket. Make sure the brake pads are installed correctly.
- Remove the residue from the pin retainer threads and apply 1 drop of threadlock and sealer. Install the pin retainers and torque to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
- Attach the cable end to the parking brake lever. Install the cable retaining clip on the caliper assembly.
- Using new washers, connect the brake flex hose to the caliper. Torque the retaining bolt to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
- Bleed the brake system, filling the master cylinder as required.
- Install the wheel and tire assembly; torque the nuts to 85-104 ft. lbs. (115-142 Nm).
- Pump the brake pedal several times to position the brake pads prior to moving the vehicle.
- Road test the vehicle and check for proper brake system operation.