Removal & Installation
- Raise and support the vehicle safely.
- Remove the wheels.
Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
Remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate. If applicable, hold the flats of the sliding pin with a wrench while loosening the caliper attaching bolts.
- Lift up and remove the caliper assembly.
- Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and loosely install the bolts.
- Hold the flats of the sliding pin with a wrench, then tighten the bolts. Tighten single piston types to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and dual piston types to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using two new washers.
NOTEIf applicable, insert the brake line securely into the lock hole in the caliper.
- Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
- Install the tire and wheel assembly.
- Add brake fluid to the reservoir to fill to the correct level. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
Lower the vehicle to the ground.
WARNINGBefore moving the vehicle, make sure to pump the brake pedal with short strokes to seat the pads against the rotors, otherwise the vehicle may have no braking.