Toyota Highlander 6 2001-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    2 mounting bolts and caliper
     

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  5. If the caliper is being replaced, disconnect the brake line and plug both openings.
    NOTE
    Depending on the brake type, there may be either 1 or 2 sealing washers.

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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the mounting bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm). If the brake hose was removed, torque the union bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front brake components-2001-03 models

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  1. Disconnect the brake line from the caliper and plug it.
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  3. Hold the caliper slide pins and remove the mounting bolts.
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  5. Lift off the caliper.
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  7. Remove the pads and anti-squeal shims.
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  9. Remove the wear indicator from the inner pad.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Apply disc brake grease to the anti-squeal shims. Torque the caliper bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm); the brake line union bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).

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    Fig. Front disc brake components-2004-06 models

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Hybrid
  1. Disconnect the brake line from the caliper and plug it.
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  3. Hold the caliper slide pins and remove the mounting bolts.
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  5. Lift off the caliper.
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  7. Remove the pads and anti-squeal shims.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wear indicator from the inner pad.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Apply disc brake grease to the anti-squeal shims. Torque the caliper bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm); the brake line union bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).

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    Fig. Front disc brake components

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