Vue 2006-2007

Brake Pads

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the font wheels.
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  5. Remove the caliper lower lock pin.
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  7. 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.
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  9. Remove the 2 brake pads and the pad clips from the caliper support. Discard the old pad clips.
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  11. Check the caliper pins, pin boots, and the piston boot for deterioration or damage. Replace as necessary.
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To install:

  1. Using a C-clamp, bottom the piston all the way into the caliper bore.
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  3. Carefully lift the inner edge of the piston boot by hand to release any trapped air.
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  5. Install the new pad clips into the caliper support.
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  7. Install the inner and outer brake pads into the support. When installed, remove the temporary support wire from the caliper.
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  9. 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.
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  11. Lubricate the smooth ends of the removed pin(s) with silicone grease.
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  13. Install the pin(s) and torque to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm). Do not get grease on the pin threads.
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  15. Install the wheels. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
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  17. Prior to operating the vehicle, depress the brake pedal a few times until the brake pads are seated against the rotor.
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