Summary of Contents for Honda Accord 1996 62SN724 Service Manual - Page 33

  • Honda Accord 1996 62SN724 Service Manual - Page 33

    MAINTENANCE [14: BRAKE FLUID WARNING: Do not allow dirt or foreign liquids to enter reservoir when topping-up. Use only new DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid from airtight containers. CAUTION: Do not allow brake fluid to contact paint finished surfaces as paint may be damaged. If spilled. remove fluid and clean area with clean warm water. Level check 1. Wipe reservoir body and filler cap clean and check level visually. 2. Remove liller cap and top-up to ‘MAX‘ mark. if requured. Bleed sequence 2 , 4 __.-. ’——-— / ‘i - __i‘_-__‘I 1 3 W 27‘: 3. Attach a bleed tube to LH front bleed screw. Insert free end of tube into bottle containing fluid. 4. Open bleed screw and use an assistant to press brake pedal to lloor and release. 5. Repeat operation until clean lluid flows from bleed screw. 6. When clear, bubble free fluid flows. Use an assistant to hold pedal to floor and tighten bleed screw to 9 N-m (0.9 kgf~m, 7 Ibf~ftl CAUTION: Ensure that fluid level in reservoir is maintained during the complete operational sequence using NEW brake fluid. 7. Repeat bleeding procedure at each wheel in sequence illustrated. 8. Check for a firm footbrake after complete operation. FRONT BRAKES-HYDRAULICS, PADS, DISCS AND CALIPERS Check 1. Rage front oi vehicle. WARNING: Support on salety stands. 2. Remove both lront road wheels. 3. Check brake pads Visually and assess lining thickness. A I WOSSO DATA: Minimum brake pad thickness 1A): 3 mm. Note: Measurement does not Include pad backing thickness. ll brake pads have worn to less than the recommended thlckness they must be replaced. see REPAIR MANUAL - BRAKES - Repairs. WARNING: Brake pads must be renewed in axle sets only. Braking efficiency may otherwise be impaired. MAINTENANCE 23