Toyota RAV4 2000-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the wheel.
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  3. If the caliper is being replaced, remove the union bolt and disconnect the brake line. If possible, plug the line to prevent fluid loss. Otherwise place a container under the line to catch the fluid. Discard the washers.
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  5. Remove the 2 mounting bolts and the caliper.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the caliper bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Torque the brake line union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm). Use new washers.
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  9. Bleed the brakes.
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    Fig. Rear disc brake components




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Fig. Rear caliper and related components

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the wheel.
  6.  
  7. If the caliper is being replaced, remove the union bolt and disconnect the brake line. If possible, plug the line to prevent fluid loss. Otherwise place a container under the line to catch the fluid. Discard the washers.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 2 mounting bolts and the caliper.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the brake line union bolt to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm). Use new washers.
  2.  
  3. Bleed the brakes.
  4.  

 
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