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    Toyota Land Cruiser, Sequoia 6 2001-06

    Brake Caliper

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    Removal & Installation





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    Fig. Exploded view of the front disc brake components-2001 Land Cruiser



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    Fig. Exploded view of the front disc brake components-2004 Land Cruiser

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheels.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt and 2 gaskets. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 2 caliper mounting bolts.
    10.  
    11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 90 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using 2 new washers. Make sure the flexible hose lock is securely in the lock hole of the caliper. Torque the union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
    6.  
    7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    8.  
    9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
    10.  
    11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
    12.  



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    Fig. Front caliper and related parts-Sequoia

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheels.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
    8.  
    9. Remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate.
    10.  
    11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 90 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper. Torque 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
    6.  
    7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    8.  
    9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
    10.  
    11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
    12.  

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheels.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt and 2 gaskets. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
    8.  
    9. Remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate.
    10.  
    11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 90 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using 2 new washers. Make sure the flexible hose lock is securely in the lock hole of the caliper. Torque the union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
    6.  
    7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    8.  
    9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
    10.  
    11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
    12.  



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front disc brake components-2002 Land Cruiser



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front disc brake components-2004-06 Land Cruiser

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheels.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt and 2 gaskets. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 2 caliper mounting bolts.
    10.  
    11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 90 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using 2 new washers. Make sure the flexible hose lock is securely in the lock hole of the caliper. Torque the union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
    6.  
    7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    8.  
    9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
    10.  
    11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
    12.  



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Front caliper and related parts-Sequoia

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheels.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the end of the hose to prevent loss of fluid.
    8.  
    9. Remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate.
    10.  
    11. Lift the bottom of the caliper up and remove the caliper assembly.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Grease the caliper slides and bolts with lithium grease or equivalent. Install the caliper and secure with the bolts. Torque the bolts to 90 ft. lbs. (123 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Connect the brake hose to the caliper. Torque 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
    6.  
    7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    8.  
    9. Top off the brake fluid level in the master cylinder. Check for leaks and proper brake operation.
    10.  
    11. Connect the negative battery cable to the battery.
    12.  

     
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