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Disc brake shoes

REMOVAL

(1) Clean master cylinder reservoir and filler caps.

(2) Remove reservoir filler cap and drain approximately 1/4 of fluid from reservoir. Use clean suction gun or similar device to drain fluid.

(3) Raise and support vehicle.

(4) Remove front wheel and tire assemblies.

(5) Bottom caliper pistons in bores with large C-clamp. Position clamp frame on rear of caliper and clamp screw on outboard brake shoe.

(6) With a screw driver pry up on the caliper spring and pull the spring out of the caliper holes.

(7) Remove caliper slide pins.

(8) Remove caliper and brake shoes (Fig. 23).

Fig. 23 Removing Caliper Assembly Fig. 23 Removing Caliper Assembly

1 - CALIPER AND BRAKE SHOES

(9) Remove outboard brake shoe (Fig. 24). Pry one end of shoe retainer spring away from caliper. Then tilt shoe upward and rotate it out of caliper.

(10) Remove inboard shoe by tilting shoe outward until retainer spring is clear of caliper piston (Fig.

25).

Fig. 24 Outboard Brake Shoe Fig. 24 Outboard Brake Shoe

1 - SHOE SPRING

2 - OUTBOARD SHOE

Fig. 25 Inboard Brake Shoe Fig. 25 Inboard Brake Shoe

1 - CALIPER PISTON

2 - RETAINER SPRING

3 - INBOARD SHOE

(11) Support caliper with wire from suspension component. Do not allow brake hose to support caliper weight.

INSTALLATION

(1) Clean slide surfaces of adapter ledges with a wire brush. Then lubricate surfaces with a thin coat of high temperature grease.

(2) Install new slide pin bushings if necessary.

(3) Install inboard shoe. Be sure retainer spring is firmly seated in caliper piston.

(4) Insert outboard brake shoe in caliper (Fig. 26).

(5) Insure the outboard shoe retainer spring are seated in the caliper (Fig. 27).

Fig. 26 Installing Outboard Shoe Fig. 26 Installing Outboard Shoe

1 - CALIPER

2 - OUTBOARD SHOE

Fig. 27 Outboard Shoe Retainer Spring Fig. 27 Outboard Shoe Retainer Spring

1 - SEAT RETAINER SPRING ENDS IN CALIPER

2 - OUTBOARD SHOE

(6) Install caliper and brake shoes over rotor and into adapter.

(7) Install and tighten caliper slide pins to 30 N*m (22 ft. lbs.). Start the slide pins by hand before tightening. Do not cross thread the pins.

(8) Install caliper spring into one caliper hole and under the adapter. Pull down on the opposite end of the spring (Fig. 28) and hold the end under the adapter. With a screw driver pry up on the spring (Fig. 29) to seat the spring into the other caliper hole.

NOTE: Verify the spring is seated properly into the caliper holes.

(9) Install wheel and tire assembly.

Fig. 28 Caliper Spring Fig. 28 Caliper Spring

1 - CALIPER

2 - ADAPTER

3 - CALIPER SPRING

Fig. 29 Seat Caliper Spring Fig. 29 Seat Caliper Spring

1 - SCREWDRIVER

2 - ADAPTER

3 - CALIPER

4 - ADAPTER

5 - CALIPER SPRING

(10) Remove support and lower vehicle.

(11) Pump brake pedal to seat brake shoes.

(12) Fill brake fluid reservoir.

(13) Verify a firm brake pedal before moving vehicle.

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