Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the font wheels.
- Remove the caliper lower lock pin.
- Either pivot the caliper up on the guide pin or remove the upper guide pin and support the caliper from the strut using a mechanics wire or suitable wire.
- Remove the 2 brake pads and the pad clips from the caliper support. Discard the old pad clips.
- Check the caliper pins, pin boots, and the piston boot for deterioration or damage. Replace as necessary.
- Using a C-clamp, bottom the piston all the way into the caliper bore.
- Carefully lift the inner edge of the piston boot by hand to release any trapped air.
- Install the new pad clips into the caliper support.
- Install the inner and outer brake pads into the support. When installed, remove the temporary support wire from the caliper.
- Install the caliper body on the support and upper guide pin into position. Compress the boots by hand as the caliper is positioned onto the support.
- Lubricate the smooth ends of the removed pin(s) with silicone grease.
- Install the pin(s) and torque to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Do not get grease on the pin threads.
- Install the wheels. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
- Prior to operating the vehicle, depress the brake pedal a few times until the brake pads are seated against the rotor.