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Brake caliper assembly : Removal and Installation

WARNING: Clean dust on caliper and brake pad with a vacuum dust collector to minimize the hazard of air borne particles or other materials.

CAUTION:

  • While removing caliper, do not depress the brake pedal because the piston will pop out.
  • Do not damage piston boot.
  • Do not spill or splash brake fluid on painted surfaces. Brake fluid may seriously damage paint. Wipe it out immediately and wash with water if it gets on a protect surface.
  • Keep disc rotor free from brake fluid.
  • Do not reuse drained brake fluid.

NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

REMOVAL

  1. Remove the front wheel and tire assemblies using power tool. Refer to WT "Adjustment".
  2. Drain brake fluid. Refer to BR "Draining".
  3. Remove union bolt and disconnect brake hose from caliper assembly. Discard the copper sealing washers.

    CAUTION: Do not reuse copper sealing washers.

  4. Remove torque member bolts, and remove brake caliper assembly.

    CAUTION: Do not drop brake pad and caliper assembly.

  5. Remove disc rotor. If reusing the disc rotor, apply matching marks on the wheel hub and rotor do aid with installation.

    CAUTION: Put matching marks on wheel hub assembly and disc rotor, if it is necessary to remove disc rotor.

INSTALLATION

  1. Install disc rotor, align the matching marks if installing the original disc rotor.

    CAUTION: Align the marks on disc rotor and wheel hub at the time of installation when reusing disc rotor.

  2. Install the brake caliper assembly to the steering knuckle and tighten the torque member bolts to the specified torque.

    CAUTION: Do not allow oil or any moisture on all contact surfaces between steering knuckle and caliper assembly, bolts and washer.

  3. Install brake hose to brake caliper assembly with new copper sealing washers (1). Tighten union bolt (A) to the specified torque. Refer to BR "FRONT : Exploded View".

CAUTION:

  • Do not reuse copper sealing washers (1).
  • Union bolt (A).

INSTALLATION

  1. Refill with new brake fluid and bleed air from the brake hydraulic system. Refer to BR "Bleeding Brake System".
  2. Check front disc brakes for drag.
  3. Install the front wheel and tire assemblies. Refer to WT "Adjustment".
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