This procedure is applicable to both front and rear brake calipers.
It is recommended brake calipers be replaced in pairs. — Raise car and remove wheels.
Make sure the car is firmly supported on jack stands designed for the purpose. Place the jack stands beneath a structural chassis point. Do not place jack stands under suspension parts.
— Depress brake pedal approximately 1 inch and hold in place with a pedal depressor.
This will prevent brake fluid from dripping out of open brake lines while the work is being performed.
Front brakes: Working in wheel housing, disconnect electrical connector (A) for brake pad wear sensor and remove harness from clip on strut body.
— Disconnect rubber brake hose (B) from metal brake line near bottom of strut. Plug hydraulic lines.
Brake caliper operation
Seal ring Brake fluid
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