Tucson 2006-2008

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Release the parking brake.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     
    Brake line at the caliper
     
    Brake pads
     
    Caliper mounting bolts
     
    Caliper

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    Fig. Exploded view of rear brake components

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper onto its mounting
     
    Mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 59-74 ft. lbs. (80-100 Nm)
     
    Brake pads
     
    Brake line to the caliper with 2 new metal gaskets. Torque the brake line union bolt to 18-22 ft. lbs. (24-30 Nm)
     

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  3. Bleed the system.
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  5. Install the wheel.
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  7. Pump the brake pedal until the brake pads are seated and a firm pedal is achieved before attempting to move the vehicle.
    CAUTION
    Do not move the vehicle until a firm pedal is obtained.

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  9. Road test the vehicle to check for proper brake operation.
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