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:

    Rear wheels
     


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear caliper components

    Exploded view of the rear caliper components
    Clip and both anti-rattle springs
     
    Two pad guide pins
     
    Pads with the shims
     
    Banjo bolt and disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
     
    2 caliper mounting bolts and the caliper from its mounting bracket
     

  6.  

To Install:

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

    Caliper. Tighten the caliper bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (46 Nm).
     
    Brake hose with new sealing washers. Tighten the banjo bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
     
    New anti-squeal shims, apply disc brake grease to the inside of the shim before installation
     
    Inner pad with the wear indicator facing upwards
     
    Outer pad
     
    Two pad guide pins
     
    Anti-rattle springs and the clip
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brake system. Adjust the parking brake if necessary.

    Rear 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:

    Rear wheels

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear caliper components

    Exploded view of the rear caliper components
     
    Clip and both anti-rattle springs
     
    Two pad guide pins
     
    Pads with the shims
     
    Banjo bolt and disconnect the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination.
     
    2 caliper mounting bolts and the caliper from its mounting bracket
     

  6.  

To Install:

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

    Caliper. Tighten the caliper bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (46 Nm).
     
    Brake hose with new sealing washers. Tighten the banjo bolt to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
     
    New anti-squeal shims, apply disc brake grease to the inside of the shim before installation
     
    Inner pad with the wear indicator facing upwards
     
    Outer pad
     
    Two pad guide pins
     
    Anti-rattle springs and the clip
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the reservoir with fluid and bleed the brake system. Adjust the parking brake if necessary.

    Rear wheels
     

  6.  

 
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