2004 Jaguar XJ6 rear brakes

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Brakes problem
2004 Jaguar XJ6 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

i have got to change my rear brakes and I have ordered online a pair of brake discs and pads, my model has the electroniic hand brake, what will be the procrdure to chnage this will ECU need to be reset etc thnaks
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NOTE:Brake pads must always be replaced in axle sets.

Removal - Rear (Brembo)
Open engine compartment hood and fit paint protection covers to fenders. Raise and support vehicle. Remove rear wheels.
Loosen brake fluid reservoir cap and position a cloth around the reservoir to collect any fluid spillage.
Remove disc brake pads retaining pins and anti-rattle spring plate from the rear disc brake caliper. Remove and discard brake pads. See Fig. 57.
Clean and inspect caliper and all associated parts.
Installation
Slowly retract caliper pistons into caliper. Install disc brake pads into caliper. Position the anti-rattle spring plate and install disc brake pads retaining pins. See.
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. Remove cloth and fit cap.
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.
Remove paint work protection covers, and close engine compartment hood.

Removal - Rear (Except Brembo)
NOTE:Special tools required: Brake Caliper Piston Retractor Tool (206-080) and Crankshaft Pulley/Damper Remover (303-588). Remove the forcing screw from the crankshaft pulley/damper remover and install to the brake caliper piston retractor tool.

Perform parking brake cable tension release procedure. See PARKING BRAKE CABLE TENSION RELEASE under ADJUSTMENTS.
Open engine compartment hood and fit paint protection covers to fenders. Raise and support vehicle. Remove rear wheels.
Loosen brake fluid reservoir cap and position a cloth around the reservoir to collect any fluid spillage.
Release the tension on the rear parking brake cable by rotating the parking brake cable lever cable toward the parking brake cable and disconnect the park brake cable.
Release the retaining tabs on the parking brake cable housing and remove the parking brake cable from the rear disc brake caliper. Remove and discard the disc brake caliper lower guide pin retaining bolt. Rotate the brake caliper upwards.
Remove the disc brake pads anti-rattle spring plates and remove the disc brake pads. Clean and inspect caliper and all associated parts.
Installation
Using the Brake Caliper Piston Retractor Tool (206-080) and Crankshaft Pulley/Damper Remover (303-588), slowly retract piston into caliper housing. Ensure that the disc brake caliper piston location mark is in the correct position so that the locator pin on the disc brake pad locates correctly into the brake caliper piston.
Install NEW rear disc brake pads.
Position disc brake caliper into position. Install a NEW disc brake caliper lower guide pin retaining bolt and tighten to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS.
Attach the park brake cable to the rear disc brake caliper. Ensure the retaining tabs are fully seated.
Rotate the parking brake cable lever cable toward the parking brake cable and connect the park brake cable the 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. Remove cloth and fit cap.
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.
Remove paint work protection covers, and close engine compartment hood.
REAR DISC BRAKE ROTOR
WARNING:Brake dust, if inhaled can damage your health. Always remove brake dust using a vacuum brush. Do not use a compressed air line to disperse brake dust into the atmosphere.

CAUTION:Do not allow the caliper housing to hang on the hydraulic hose, as this will damage the hose.

Removal (Brembo)
Remove the parking brake pads. See PARKING BRAKE PADS.
Remove rear disc brake calipers. See REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER. Set aside and support rear disc brake caliper.
NOTE:If the same disc brake rotor is to be installed, the tip of a hub must be marked with a corresponding part of the brake disc for alignment.

Remove and discard the disc brake rotor retaining clips and remove disc brake rotor from wheel hub.
Clean and inspect all other associated parts.
Installation
NOTE:If the same disc brake rotor is to be installed, use the marks made during the removal process. Align the mark on the tip of a hub to the corresponding mark on the disc brake rotor.

Install the disc brake rotor to the wheel hub.
Install the rear disc brake caliper. See REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER.
Install the rear disc brake pads. See REAR DISC BRAKE PADS.
Install the parking brake pads. See PARKING BRAKE PADS.
Removal (Except Brembo)
Remove rear disc brake pads. See REAR DISC BRAKE PADS.
Remove and discard the caliper anchor plate retaining bolts and remove the caliper/anchor plate assembly. Set aside and support rear disc brake caliper.
Remove disc brake rotor from the wheel hub.
Clean and inspect all other associated parts.
Installation
NOTE:If the same disc brake rotor is to be installed, use the marks made during the removal process. Align the mark on the tip of a hub to the corresponding mark on the disc brake rotor.

Install the disc brake rotor to the wheel hub.
Install the caliper/anchor plate assembly into position and install NEW caliper anchor plate retaining bolts. Install the rear disc brake pads. See REAR DISC BRAKE PADS.
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