Volvo Cars 1999-05

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the spring.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pad retaining pins.
  8.  
  9. Remove caliper from the carrier.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake pads.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper cylinder using a suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the caliper guide pins with silicone grease.
  4.  
  5. Insert the brake pads and slide the caliper on over them.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the guide pins to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and replace the dust caps.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the spring.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pad retaining pins.
  8.  
  9. Remove caliper from the carrier.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake pads.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper cylinder using a suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the caliper guide pins with silicone grease.
  4.  
  5. Insert the brake pads and slide the caliper on over them.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the guide pins to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and replace the dust caps.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Remove the hub cap and the wheel
  2.  
  3. Remove the bolt from the lower locating pin from the brake caliper.
  4.  
  5. Twist the brake caliper upwards. Remove the brake pads.
  6.  
  7. Remove the wear indicator.
  8.  


NOTE
Do not depress the brake pedal while the brake pads are removed.

To install:

  1. Press the piston into the brake caliper. Check that no brake fluid comes out of the brake fluid reservoir. Check that dirt guard is correctly positioned.
  2.  
  3. Press down the wear indicators on the brake pads.
  4.  
  5. Install the brake pads and twist the brake caliper down. Check that the bolts for the brake pads fit in the brake caliper.
  6.  
  7. Secure the brake caliper. Tighten to 27 ft. lbs. (35Nm).-
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower caliper guide pin bolt and swing the caliper upwards.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake pads.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper.
  2.  
  3. Check to see that the metal guide plates are in position and install the pads. Check the guide pin boots for damage and replace them if necessary.
  4.  
  5. Swing the caliper down into position, being careful not to damage the guide pin boots. Tighten the guide pin bolt to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Check the reservoir fluid level and add as necessary.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the caliper guide pins.
  6.  
  7. Remove caliper from the carrier.
  8.  
  9. Remove the brake pads.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper cylinder using a suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the caliper guide pins with silicone grease.
  4.  
  5. Insert the brake pads and slide the caliper on over them.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the guide pins to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and replace the dust caps.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the spring.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pad retaining pins.
  8.  
  9. Remove caliper from the carrier.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake pads.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper cylinder using a suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the caliper guide pins with silicone grease.
  4.  
  5. Insert the brake pads and slide the caliper on over them.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the guide pins to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and replace the dust caps.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the spring.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pad retaining pins.
  8.  
  9. Remove caliper from the carrier.
  10.  
  11. Remove the brake pads.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston back into the caliper cylinder using a suitable tool.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate the caliper guide pins with silicone grease.
  4.  
  5. Insert the brake pads and slide the caliper on over them.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the guide pins to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and replace the dust caps.
  8.  
  9. Install the wheels.
  10.  

  1. Remove the hub cap and the wheel
  2.  
  3. Remove the bolt from the lower locating pin from the brake caliper.
  4.  
  5. Twist the brake caliper upwards. Remove the brake pads.
  6.  
  7. Remove the wear indicator.
    NOTE
    Do not depress the brake pedal while the brake pads are removed.

  8.  

To install:

  1. Press the piston into the brake caliper. Check that no brake fluid comes out of the brake fluid reservoir. Check that dirt guard is correctly positioned.
  2.  
  3. Press down the wear indicators on the brake pads.
  4.  
  5. Install the brake pads and twist the brake caliper down. Check that the bolts for the brake pads fit in the brake caliper.
  6.  
  7. Secure the brake caliper. Tighten to 27 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).-
  8.  

  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not depress the brake pedal while the brake pads are removed.



    Wheel
     
    Caliper spring
     
    Protective caps
     
    Locating pins
     
    Brake caliper and hang in a suitable position
     
    Brake pads
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Check the rubber sleeves on the locating pins. Replace if necessary. If necessary, lubricate the locating pins using silicon grease. Insert the locating pins in the rubber sleeves. The locating pins must slide into the sleeves easily.
  2.  
  3. Press the piston back into the cylinder using special tool 999-7091 or equivalent.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Brake pads
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Locating pins
     
    Protective caps
     
    Caliper spring
     
    Wheel

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    Fig. Compressing the piston into the cylinder

    Compressing the piston into the cylinder
     

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