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Replacing my rear brake pads & discs

Im not sure how to go about changing pads and discs , ive been told its easy but any advice would be greatly appreciated , step by step would be great .
cheers brendon

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  1. Disconnect flexible hose. Remove the union bolt and gasket from the caliper, then disconnect the flexible hose from the caliper. Use a container to catch brake fluid as it drains out. Torque: 30 Nm (22 ft. lbs.) HINT: At the time of installation, please refer to the following item. Install the flexible hose lock securely in the lock hole in the caliper.
  2. Remove caliper.
    1. Hold the sliding pin and loosen the 2 installation bolts. Torque: 26 Nm (20 ft. lbs.)
    2. Remove the 2 installation bolts.
    3. Remove the caliper from the torque plate.
  1. Remove 2 brake pads with anti-squeal shims.
  2. Remove 4 pad support plates.
INSTALLATION
Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
  1. After installation, fill brake reservoir with brake fluid and bleed brake system.
  2. Check for leaks.

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