Vibe 2006-2007

Brake Calipers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove some fluid from the reservoir with a suction pump.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels

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    Fig. 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
     

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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
     

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

    Rear wheels
     

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