Front Disc Brake Caliper Removal and Installation
1) Hoist vehicle and remove wheel referring to Wheel Removal and Installation .
2) Remove brake flexible hose mounting bolt from caliper. As this will allow fluid to flow out of hose, have a container ready before-hand.
3) Remove caliper pin bolts.
[A]: M13 engine model [B]: K9K engine model
4) Remove caliper from carrier.
1) Install caliper to caliper carrier.
2) Tighten caliper pin bolts (1) to specified torque.
Make sure that boots are fit into groove securely.
Tightening torque
Caliper pin bolt (M13 engine model) ( a ): 22 N·m ( 2.2 kg-m, 16.0 lb-ft)
Caliper pin bolt (K9K engine model) ( a ): 27 N·m ( 2.7 kg-m, 19.5 lb-ft)
3) Install brake flexible hose (4) as shown and tighten flexible hose bolt (3) to specification.
Tightening torque
Front brake flexible hose bolt ( a ): 23 N·m ( 2.3 kg-m, 17.0 lb-ft)
[A]: M13 engine model [B]: K9K engine model
4) Install wheel and tighten wheel nuts to specification.
Tightening torque
Wheel bolt ( a ): 95 N·m ( 9.5 kg-m, 69.0 lb-ft)
5) After completing installation, fill reservoir with brake fluid and bleed air from brake system. Perform brake test and check each installed part for oil leakage.