Conventional Brake Components

Front Brake Pads Inspection and Replacement (cont'd)


  1. Push in the piston (A) so the caliper will fit over the pads. Make sure the piston boot is in position to prevent damaging it when pivoting the caliper down.

  1. Pivot the caliper down into position. Being careful not to damage the pin boots, install the bolt (B) and tighten it to the specified torque.
  1. Install the brake house bracket onto the dampers.
  1. Press the brake pedal several times to make sure the brake works, then test-drive.

    NOTE: Engagement of the brake may require a greater pedal stroke immediately after the brake pads have been replaced as a set. Several applications of the brake pedal will restore the normal pedal stroke.

  1. After installation, check for leaks at hose and line joints or connections, and retighten if necessary.