REAR AXLE HUB ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

Note

When the brake pedal is first depressed after replacing the brake pads or pushing back the disc brake piston, DTC C1214 may be output. As there is no malfunction, clear the DTC.

Tech Tips


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

  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.


  1. PRECAUTION

    Note

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

  2. DISABLE BRAKE CONTROL


    1. Wait at least 2 minutes after turning the power switch off.

      Note

      When the brake pedal is depressed or the door courtesy switch is turned on even if the power switch is off, the brake control system activates. Therefore do not depress the brake pedal or open/close the doors until the reservoir level switch connector is disconnected.

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      Disconnect the reservoir level switch connector with the parking brake applied.

    3. Disconnect the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal Click here.

    4. Depress the brake pedal 40 times or more to return all the fluid in the accumulator back to the reservoir.

    5. Check that the brake pedal can not be further depressed.

    6. Release the parking brake.

  3. REMOVE REAR WHEEL

  4. SEPARATE REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


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      Remove the bolt and separate the rear flexible hose from the rear shock absorber.

    2. Remove the 2 bolts, and separate the rear disc brake caliper assembly.

      Note

      Use wire or an equivalent tool to keep the rear disc brake caliper from hanging down by the flexible hose.

  5. REMOVE PARKING BRAKE SHOE ADJUSTING HOLE PLUG


    1. Remove the parking brake shoe adjusting hole plug.

  6. REMOVE REAR DISC


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      Text in Illustration
      *a Matchmark

      Put matchmarks on the rear disc and the rear axle hub.

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      Release the parking brake and remove the rear disc.

      Tech Tips

      If the disc cannot be removed easily, use a screwdriver to turn the shoe adjuster as shown in the illustration in order to contract the parking brake shoes.

  7. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB BEARING LOOSENESS


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      Using a dial indicator, check for looseness near the center of the rear axle hub.

      Maximum looseness
      0.05 mm (0.00197 in.)

      Note


      • Ensure that the dial indicator is set perpendicular to the measurement surface.

      • Keep the magnet of the dial indicator away from the rear axle hub and bearing assembly.

      If the looseness exceeds the maximum, replace the rear axle hub and bearing assembly.

  8. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB RUNOUT


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      Using a dial indicator, check for runout on the surface of the rear axle hub outside the rear axle hub bolts.

      Maximum runout
      0.07 mm (0.00276 in.)

      Note


      • Ensure that the dial indicator is set perpendicular to the measurement surface.

      • Make sure to install the tip of the dial indicator towards the outside of the rear axle hub bolt.

      • Keep the magnet of the dial indicator away from the rear axle hub and bearing assembly.

      If the runout exceeds the maximum, replace the rear axle hub and bearing assembly.

  9. INSTALL REAR DISC


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      Text in Illustration
      *a Matchmark

      Align the matchmarks of the rear disc and rear axle hub, and install the rear disc.

      Note

      When replacing the disc with a new one, select the installation position where the rear disc has minimal runout.

  10. INSTALL PARKING BRAKE SHOE ADJUSTING HOLE PLUG


    1. Install the parking brake shoe adjusting hole plug.

  11. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the rear disc brake caliper assembly with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      78 N*m  { 799 kgf*cm, 58 ft.*lbf }
    2. Install the rear flexible hose to the rear shock absorber with the bolt.

      Torque:
      19 N*m  { 192 kgf*cm, 14 ft.*lbf }
  12. CONNECT CABLE TO AUXILIARY BATTERY NEGATIVE TERMINAL


    1. Connect the cable to the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal Click here.

    2. Connect the reservoir level switch connector.

    3. Clear the DTCs Click here.

  13. ADJUST PARKING BRAKE

    Click here

  14. INSTALL REAR WHEEL

    Torque:
    103 N*m  { 1049 kgf*cm, 76 ft.*lbf }