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Remove the brake hose union bolt with gaskets from the caliperHave a container handy to catch brake fluid from the disconnected lines.
- Loosen the wheel lug nuts slightly.
- Raise and support the vehicle safely.
- Remove the wheels.
the brake hose from the caliper. Plug the end of the hose to prevent
loss of fluid. Some brake lines have a union bolt and gasket type line
attached to the caliper. Do NOT lose the washers.
Remove the two bolts that attach the caliper to the backing plate
- Hold the sliding pin and remove the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate.
- With two hands, lift up and remove the caliper assembly.
The sliding pins should be greased with Lithium-based grease before installation
the caliper pins and bolts with Lithium grease or equivalent.
Temporarily install the caliper on the torque plate with the
Install the brake hose lock securely in the lock hole, in the caliper.
the sliding pin and tighten the installation bolts to 25 ft. lbs. (34
Nm) on the front wheels, and 14 ft. lbs. (20 Nm) in the rear.
- Attach the flexible brake hose to the caliper with new gaskets. Tighten the hose to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
- Fill and bleed the system.
- Install the wheel, lower the vehicle and tighten the lug nuts.
- Before moving the vehicle, make sure to pump the brake pedal to seat the pads against the rotors.
- Check for leaks.
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
- Remove the wheels.
- Disconnect the brake hose from the caliper.
the bolts that attach the caliper to the torque plate. If applicable,
hold the flats of the sliding pin with a wrench while loosening the
caliper attaching bolts.
- Lift up and remove the caliper assembly.
- Install the caliper and loosely install the bolts.
the flats of the sliding pin with a wrench, then tighten the bolts.
Tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm) except on Celica rear calipers. Tighten
the bolts on Celica rear calipers to 34 ft. lbs. (47 Nm).
- Connect the brake hose to the caliper, using 2 new washers.
- Fill the brake system to the proper level and bleed the brake system.
- Add brake fluid to the reservoir to fill to the correct level.
- Lower the vehicle to the ground.