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    Toyota Tacoma 2002-06

    Brake Pads

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    Removal & Installation



    2-Wheel Drive
    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    2.  
    3. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    6.  
    7. When servicing the front pads, loosen the brake caliper upper side mounting bolt. Loosen and remove the lower side mounting bolt. Lift the caliper and suspend it so the hose is not stretched.
    8.  
    9. If equipped, remove the anti-squeal spring.
    10.  
    11. Remove the brake pads.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Siphon a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir. Press in the brake caliper piston with the proper tool.
    2.  
    3. Before installing the new pads, check the disc thickness and disc runout.
    4.  
    5. Install the pad support plates.
    6.  
    7. Install the anti-squeal shims to each pad.
      NOTE
      Apply disc brake grease to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shims.

    8.  
    9. Install the disc pads so the wear indicator plate is facing downward.
    10.  
    11. If removed, install the anti-squeal springs.
    12.  
    13. Carefully install the brake caliper so the boot is not wedged.
    14.  
    15. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
    16.  
    17. Check and adjust the fluid level. Apply the brake pedal several times.
    18.  
    19. Roadtest the vehicle for proper operation.
    20.  

    4-Wheel Drive
    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    2.  
    3. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
    4.  
    5. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    6.  
    7. Remove the clip, pins, and the anti-rattle spring.
    8.  
    9. Remove the pads and the anti-squeal shims.
    10.  
    11. Remove the caliper, but do not disconnect the brake hose.
    12.  

    To install:

    1. Before installing the new pads, check the disc thickness and disc runout.
    2.  
    3. Siphon out a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir.
    4.  
    5. Temporarily install the old inner brake pad. Press in the pistons with a C-clamp or equivalent. Remove the old inner brake pad.
    6.  
    7. Apply disc brake grease to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shim. Install the anti-squeal shims to the new pads.
    8.  
    9. Install the pads.
    10.  
    11. Install the anti-rattle springs and pins. Install the clip.
    12.  
    13. Install the caliper and the mounting bolts.
    14.  
    15. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
    16.  
    17. Check and adjust the fluid level. Apply the brake pedal several times.
    18.  
    19. Roadtest the vehicle for proper operation.
    20.  

     
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