Toyota Matrix 2003-06

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove some fluid from the reservoir with a suction pump.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Banjo bolt and disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
     


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front caliper components

    Exploded view of the front caliper components
    Mounting bolts while holding the slide pin
     
    Caliper
     

  6.  

To Install:

  1. Compress the caliper piston using a C-clamp or other suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper
     
    Mounting bolts and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm)
     
    Brake hose to the caliper using new sealing washers. Carefully torque the banjo bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brakes.

    Front wheels
     

  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove some fluid from the reservoir with a suction pump.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Banjo bolt and disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front caliper components

    Exploded view of the front caliper components
     
    Mounting bolts while holding the slide pin
     
    Caliper
     

  6.  

To Install:

  1. Compress the caliper piston using a C-clamp or other suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper
     
    Mounting bolts and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm)
     
    Brake hose to the caliper using new sealing washers. Carefully torque the banjo bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brakes.

    Front wheels
     

  6.  

 
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