Toyota Celica/Supra 1971-1985 Repair Guide

Brake Caliper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Removal and installation procedures for the rear calipers are the same as those given for the front calipers (don't forget to disconnect the parking brake cable on the rear calipers).

OVERHAUL



1979-81 Models

WARNING
Clean, high quality brake fluid is essential to the safe and proper operation of the brake system. You should always buy the highest quality brake fluid that is available. If the brake fluid becomes contaminated, drain and flush the system, then refill the master cylinder with new fluid. Never reuse any brake fluid. Any brake fluid that is removed from the system should be discarded.

  1. Use a suitable tool to pry out the set ring and then remove the boot.
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  3. Using the Toyota Special Tool 09719-14010 or its equivalent, remove the piston by turning it counterclockwise.
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  5. Use a suitable tool and carefully pry the piston seal out of the caliper.
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  7. Use a suitable tool and remove the parking brake crank boot set ring. Remove the boot.
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  9. Remove the snapring from the end of the parking brake shaft.
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  11. Use a gear puller and remove the parking brake crank.
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  13. Use a brass drift and punch out the needle roller bearing.
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  15. Assembly is in the reverse order of disassembly.
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1982-85 Models
  1. Remove the sliding bushing and boot.
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  3. Carefully remove the main pin boot with a chisel.
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  5. Apply compressed air to the brake line union to force the piston out of its bore. Be careful, the piston may come out with great force!
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  7. Remove the cylinder boot and set ring from the cylinder.
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  9. Carefully pry the piston seal out of the cylinder bore. Check the piston and cylinder bore for wear and/or corrosion. Clean all metal components in clean brake fluid; replace any rubber part that is visibly worn or damaged.
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  11. Assembly is performed in the reverse order of removal. Install a new main pin boot by pressing it on with a 21mm socket. When installing the caliper onto the main pin, make sure the boot end is installed into the groove on the main pin.
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