Mechanics

SUZUKI FORENZA WHEEL PROBLEM

2004 Suzuki Forenza

Brakes problem
2004 Suzuki Forenza 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 65700 miles

how to change brakes
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Axlerod
March 16, 2009.




FRONT DISC BRAKE PADS
Removal
Raise and support vehicle. Mark position of front wheel relative to wheel hub to preserve wheel balance. Remove front wheel.
Remove lower caliper sliding pin, and loosen upper caliper sliding pin. Rotate caliper upward, without disconnecting flexible brake line from caliper.
Remove brake pads. Measure pad thickness. Replace pads if not within specification. See DISC BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS .
Installation
If new pads are installed, use syringe to remove some brake fluid from reservoir. Using appropriate tool, push in caliper piston. Install pads.
Pull caliper downward, without damaging piston dust seal. Install lower caliper sliding pin. Tighten caliper sliding pins. Align marks during wheel removal and install front wheel. Tighten wheel lug nuts.

REAR DISC BRAKE PADS
Removal
Raise and support vehicle. Mark position of rear wheel relative to wheel hub to preserve wheel balance. Remove rear wheel. Remove lower caliper sliding pin, and loosen upper caliper sliding pin. Rotate caliper upward, without disconnecting flexible brake line from caliper. Remove brake pads. Measure pad thickness. Replace pads if not within specification. See DISC BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS .
Installation
If new pads are installed, use syringe to remove some brake fluid from reservoir. Using appropriate tool, push in caliper piston. Install pads.
Pull caliper downward, without damaging piston dust seal. Install lower caliper sliding pin. Tighten caliper sliding pins. Align marks during wheel removal and install rear wheel. Tighten wheel lug nuts. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS .


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Dave H
Mar 23, 2009.


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