FRONT BRAKE (except 6-Pot Caliper) REMOVAL

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedures for the LH side and RH side.

  • The procedures listed below are for the LH side.

Note

While the battery is connected, even if the engine switch is off, the brake control system activates when the brake pedal is depressed or the door courtesy switch turns on. Therefore during servicing of the brake system components, do not operate the brake pedal and open/close the doors while the battery is connected.


  1. REMOVE COWL TOP VENTILATOR LOUVER


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      for LHD:

      Remove the 6 clips and cowl top ventilator louver RH.

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      for RHD:

      Remove the 6 clips and cowl top ventilator louver LH.

  2. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the engine switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  4. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

  5. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD KIT


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      While pressing the area labeled A, push the hole pin (labeled B) toward the brake caliper, and remove the pin hold clip.

      Note

      The pin hold clip can be used again if it has sufficient rebound; no deformation or wear; and has had all rust, dirt and foreign particles cleaned off.

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      *1 Anti-rattle Spring
      *2 Hole Pin

      While pressing the area labeled A, remove the 2 front disc brake anti-rattle with hole pins and front disc brake anti-rattle spring.

      Note

      The anti-rattle spring can be used again if it has sufficient rebound; no deformation, cracks or wear; and has had all rust, dirt and foreign particles cleaned off.

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      Remove the front disc brake anti-rattle spring.

      Note

      The anti-rattle spring can be used again if it has sufficient rebound; no deformation, cracks or wear; and has had all rust, dirt and foreign particles cleaned off.

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      Remove the 2 pads from the disc brake caliper.

    5. Remove the No. 1 and No. 2 anti-squeal shims and anti-rattle spring from each pad.

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      Disconnect the pad wear indicator wire connector (labeled A).

    7. Detach the clamp (labeled B) and bleeder plug cap (labeled C).

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      *1 Retainer
      *2 Pad Wear Indicator Wire

      Remove the retainer and pad wear indicator wire from the inner pad.

  6. DRAIN BRAKE FLUID

    Note

    Wash brake fluid off immediately if it is spilled on any painted surface.

  7. DISCONNECT FRONT BRAKE FLEXIBLE HOSE


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      Remove the union bolt and gasket from the disc brake caliper, then disconnect the flexible hose from the disc brake caliper.

  8. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY LH


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      Remove the 2 bolts and disc brake caliper from the knuckle.

  9. REMOVE FRONT DISC


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      *a Matchmark

      Put matchmarks on the front disc and the axle hub if planning to reuse the disc.

    2. Remove the front disc.