NOTE:Brake pads must always be replaced in axle sets.
Open engine compartment hood and fit paint protection covers to fenders. Raise and support vehicle. Remove rear wheels.
Release the tension on the parking brake cable by moving the parking brake caliper lever away from the cable end. Remove cable from parking brake cable lever.
Remove the parking brake cable from the rear brake caliper.
On vehicles with manually adjusted parking brakes, remove the retaining clip.
On vehicles with self-adjusting parking brakes, release the tabs on the parking brake cable housing.
Remove and discard the rear brake caliper retaining bolts. Remove the rear brake caliper and secure to one side.
Remove the rear brake pads.
Clean and inspect caliper and all associated parts.
CAUTION:Retracting the caliper piston may cause the fluid reservoir to overflow. Remove brake fluid spillage immediately from paint work with clean water.
NOTE:The left rear brake caliper piston retracts counterclockwise and the right rear caliper piston retracts clockwise.
Using the Brake Caliper Piston Retractor Tool (206-080) and Crankshaft Pulley/Damper Remover (303-588), Or a universal brake retract/rotate tool ..fully retract the rear brake caliper piston into the caliper housing. See Fig. 64
Install the rear brake pads
NOTE:Make sure the piston location mark is in the correct position so that the locator pin on the brake pad backing plate locates correctly into the piston.
Using NEW caliper retaining bolts, install the rear brake caliper. Tighten rear caliper retaining bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
Install the parking brake cable to rear brake caliper.
On vehicles with manually adjusted parking brakes, install parking brake cable retaining clip.
On vehicles with self-adjusting parking brakes, ensure that retaining tabs secure the parking brake cable housing.
Release the tension on the parking brake cable by moving the parking brake caliper lever away from the cable end. Install cable to parking brake cable lever.
Install rear wheels. Install lug nuts and tighten to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Lower vehicle.
Ensure that brake fluid level is at the MAX mark on reservoir.
Start the engine and repeatedly press the brake pedal until brake pressure is evident. Top off brake fluid as necessary, bringing fluid level to the MAX mark. If necessary, check parking brake adjustment. See PARKING BRAKE under ADJUSTMENTS.
Remove paint work protection covers, and close engine compartment hood.