Here are the procedures.
Brake pads, removing and installing
Ã Remove wheels.
Ã Remove cover caps.
Ã Disconnect connector - 1 - on vehicles with brake pad wear indicator (left side).
Ã Remove both guide pins - arrows - from brake caliper.
Ã Remove brake caliper housing and secure with wire so that the weight of the brake caliper does not stress or damage the brake hose.
Ã Remove brake pads from brake caliper housing.
Only use methylated spirit for cleaning the brake caliper housing.
" Press piston back in the cylinder with piston resetting tool before installing new pads. Before pressing the piston back, draw off brake fluid from brake fluid reservoir using a bleeder bottle. Otherwise, if the reservoir has been topped off, fluid will overflow and cause damage.
Ã Pressing piston back.
Ã Insert inner brake pad (piston side) - 1 - and outer brake pad - 2 - in brake caliper housing
with retaining springs.
" Inner brake pad (piston side) with large 3 finger clip - 1 - .
" Outer brake pad with small 3 finger clip - 2 - (black).
Ã Insert brake pad with black 3 finger clip into brake caliper housing.
Ã Locate lower part of brake caliper housing - arrow - first.
Ã Install brake caliper with brake pads on wheel bearing housing.
The brake caliper lug - arrow - must be behind the wheel bearing housing guide.
Ã Secure brake caliper housing to brake carrier with both guide pins and tighten to 28 Nm
Ã Insert brake pad wear indicator connector into retainer on suspension strut (left side).
Ã Install wheels.
" After each brake pad change firmly depress brake pedal several times with vehicle stationary, so the brake pads are properly seated in their normal operating position.
" Check brake fluid level after changing brake pads.
Guide pins to brake carrier 28 Nm
Monday, September 21st, 2009 AT 12:04 PM