Toyota Matrix 2003-06

Brake Pads

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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
     


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front pads and related components

    Exploded view of the front pads and related components
    Mounting bolts while holding the slide pin
     
    Caliper
     
    Pads and shims
     
    Both anti-squeal shims from the pads
     
    Wear indicator plates from the pads
     

  6.  

To Install:

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

    Wear indicator plates
     
    Both anti-squeal shims
     
    Pads and shims
     
    Caliper
     
    Mounting bolts and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brakes, if necessary.

    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

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the front pads and related components

    Exploded view of the front pads and related components
     
    Mounting bolts while holding the slide pin
     
    Caliper
     
    Pads and shims
     
    Both anti-squeal shims from the pads
     
    Wear indicator plates from the pads
     

  6.  

To Install:

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

    Wear indicator plates
     
    Both anti-squeal shims
     
    Pads and shims
     
    Caliper
     
    Mounting bolts and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brakes, if necessary.

    Front wheels
     

  6.  

 
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