FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD REPLACEMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


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

  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

Note

After replacing the disc brake pads, the clearance between the disc brake pads and front discs becomes larger and the brake pedal feel becomes softer. Therefore, after replacing the disc brake pads, depress the brake pedal several times and check the clearance and brake pedal feel.

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

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  2. DRAIN BRAKE FLUID

    Note

    Wash off brake fluid immediately if it comes in contact with any painted surface.

  3. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD


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      Remove the 2 bolts, steering knuckle and absorber bracket from the flexible hose bracket.

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      *a Hold
      *b Turn

      Hold the front disc brake cylinder slide pin and remove the bolt.

    3. Lift up the disc brake cylinder assembly LH.

      Note


      • Do not bend or damage the front flexible hose.

      • Remove the disc brake cylinder assembly while holding both of the brake pads because the anti-squeal springs may fall off the brake pads.

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      Remove the 2 anti-squeal springs.

      CAUTION:

      When removing the anti-squeal spring and front disc brake pad, make sure that your hands, etc., do not get caught in the disc brake cylinder assembly.

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      Remove the 2 front disc brake pads from the front disc brake cylinder mounting LH.

  4. REMOVE FRONT ANTI-SQUEAL SHIM KIT


    1. for A Type:


      1. Remove the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims from the front disc brake pads.

    2. for B Type:


      1. Remove the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims and 2 No. 2 anti-squeal shims from the front disc brake pads.

  5. REMOVE NO. 1 PAD WEAR INDICATOR PLATE


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      Using a screwdriver, remove the No. 1 pad wear indicator plates from the front disc brake pads as shown in the illustration.

  6. INSTALL NO. 1 PAD WEAR INDICATOR PLATE


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      Install the 2 new No. 1 pad wear indicator plates to the 2 front disc brake pads.

      Note

      Install the No. 1 pad wear indicator plates in the correct positions and directions.

  7. INSTALL FRONT ANTI-SQUEAL SHIM KIT


    1. for A Type:


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        B0058NI Area for disc brake grease application

        Apply disc brake grease to the inside of the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims as shown in the illustration.

        Note


        • When replacing worn pads, the No. 1 anti-squeal shims must be replaced together with the pads.

        • Apply disc brake grease to the area that contacts the No. 1 anti-squeal shims.

        • Disc brake grease can come out slightly from the area where the No. 1 anti-squeal shims are installed.

        • Make sure that disc brake grease is not applied onto the lining surface.

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        Install the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims to the pads.

    2. for B Type:


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        *1 Front Disc Brake Pad
        *2 No. 1 Anti-squeal Shim
        *3 No. 2 Anti-squeal Shim

        Install the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims and 2 No. 2 anti-squeal shims to the pads.

        Note


        • When replacing a worn pad, the shins must be replaced together with the pad.

        • Install the shims in the correct positions and direction as shown in the illustration.

  8. INSTALL FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD


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      Using SST, push back the front disc brake piston.

      Note

      Do not forcibly install the piston into the front disc brake cylinder.

      SST
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    2. Lift up the disc brake cylinder assembly and install the 2 front disc brake pads to the front disc brake cylinder mounting LH.

      CAUTION:

      When installing the front disc brake pad and anti-squeal spring, make sure that your hands, etc., do not get caught in the disc brake cylinder assembly.

      Note

      Make sure the friction surfaces of the front disc brake pad and front disc are free of oil and grease.

    3. Install the 2 front disc brake pads with the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims to the front disc brake cylinder mounting LH.

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      Install the 2 anti-squeal springs to the front disc brake pads.

      Note


      • When replacing the front disc brake pads with new ones, make sure to replace the anti-squeal springs at the same time.

      • Be sure to install the anti-squeal springs into the front disc brake pad installation holes as far as they will go.

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      *a Hold
      *b Turn

      Hold the front disc brake cylinder slide pin and install the disc brake cylinder assembly LH to the front disc brake cylinder mounting LH with the bolt.

      Torque:
      34.3 N*m  { 350 kgf*cm, 25 ft.*lbf }

      Note


      • Install the disc brake cylinder assembly while holding both of the front disc brake pads because the anti-squeal springs may fall off the front disc brake pads.

      • Be sure that the anti-squeal springs are installed to the front disc brake pads.

    6. Install the flexible hose bracket to the steering knuckle and absorber bracket with the 2 bolts.

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    7. Depress the brake pedal several times.

  9. ADD BRAKE FLUID

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  10. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

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