Brake pads replacing

CAUTION—

To prevent brake fluid overflow when caliper pistons are pushed back, siphon some fluid out of brake master cylinder reservoir.

This procedure is applicable to both front and rear brake pads.

— 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.

^ Front brakes: Working in wheel housing, disconnect electrical connector (A) for brake pad wear sensor and remove harness from clip on strut body.

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1. Brake rotor

2. Brake rotor to bearing hub fasteners (M8)

Tighten to 23 Nm (17 ft-lb)

3. Brake caliper

Brake caliper to strut housing fastener (M12) Tighten to 70 Nm (52 ft-lb) Brake pads Anti-rattle cross spring Retaining pin

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Brake Pads Porsche Boxster 987

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Rear brakes: Working at trailing arm, disconnect electrical connector (A) from brake pad wear sensor and remove harness from clip on trailing arm.

^ Use drift to drive brake pad retaining pins out while depressing anti-rattle cross-spring.

— Remove anti-rattle cross spring. Detach brake pad warning sensor wire from spring.

Remove brake pads from caliper with Porsche special tool P 86 or equivalent.

If brake pads are to be reused, mark original position.

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Pry out brake pad warning contact from inner pad.

• Clean around contact and pry out carefully to avoid damage to sensor contact.

Push pistons back into caliper body with Porsche special tool P 83 or equivalent (Baum tool 1023/4 shown).

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