Toyota Highlander 6 2001-06

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Caliper
     
    Pads and shims
     
    Shims and wear indicator from the pads
     

  2.  
  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Apply disc brake grease to the inside of each shim. The wear indicator is installed on the inner pad.

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

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  1. Disconnect the brake line from the caliper and plug it.
  2.  
  3. Remove the caliper mounting bolts.
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  5. Lift off the caliper.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pads and anti-squeal shims.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wear indicators from each 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 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm); the brake line union bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).

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    Fig. Rear disc brake components-2004-06 models

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Highlander Hybrid
  1. Disconnect the brake line from the caliper and plug it.
  2.  
  3. Remove the caliper mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Lift off the caliper.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pads and anti-squeal shims.
  8.  
  9. Remove the wear indicators from each 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 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm); the brake line union bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).

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    Fig. Rear disc brake components

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