• Tiny
  • mlk
  • 2008 Honda Accord

Brakes problem
2008 Honda Accord 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

how to replace the rear disc brakes.

Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 1:47 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,976 posts

Hi mlk,

Here are the procedures

1. Keep any grease off the brake disc and brake pads.
Raise the rear of the vehicle, and support it with safety stands in the proper locations

2. Remove the rear wheel

3. Release the parking brake lever fully

4. Loosen the parking brake cable adjusting nut.

5. Remove the flange bolt (A) from the arm (B).


6. Disconnect the parking brake cable from the lever (C).

7. Remove the brake hose mounting bolt (A).


8. Remove the brake caliper bracket mounting bolts (B), and remove the caliper assembly (C) from the knuckle. To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper assembly from the undercarriage. Do not twist the brake hose and the parking brake cable excessively.

Make sure the plates (D) are in position on reassembly, if they are removed

9. Remove the brake disc flathead screws (A).


10. Remove the brake disc (B) from the hub bearing unit.

If the brake disc is stuck to the hub bearing unit, thread two 8 x 1.25 mm bolts (C) into the brake disc to push it away from the hub bearing unit. Turn each bolt 90 degrees at a time to prevent the brake disc from binding.

11. Install the brake disc in the reverse order of removal, and note these items.
" Adjust the parking brake

" Before installing the brake disc, clean the mating surfaces between the hub bearing unit and the inside of the brake disc.

12. Inspect the brake disc runout

13. After install the brake caliper, make sure the clearance between the lower arm B and parking brake cable is more than 5 mm (0.20 in).

14. Clean the mating surfaces between the brake disc and the inside of the wheel, then install the rear wheel.

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Sunday, February 28th, 2010 AT 1:36 AM

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