Brakes & ABS


Rear Caliper
• Never use an air hose or dry brush to clean brake
• Use an OSHA-approved vacuum cleaner to avoid
breathing brake dust.
• Do not spill brake fluid on the car; it may damage the
paint; if brake fluid does contact the paint, wash it
off immediately with water.
• To prevent spills, cover the hose joints with rags or
shop towels.
• Clean all parts in brake fluid and air dry; blow out all
passages with compressed air.
1. Remove the caliper shield (see page 19-17).
2. Disconnect the parking cable (see page 19-17).
3. Remove the banjo bolt and two sealing washers.
4. Remove the two caliper mounting bolts and caliper
body from the bracket.
5. Remove the pad spring from the caliper.
6. Remove the piston and piston boot while rotating
the piston with a commercially-available locknut

7. Remove the circlip, washer, adjusting spring A, and
the adjusting nut from the piston.
9. Adjust the special tool as shown.
10. Install the special tool between the caliper body
and spring guide as shown.
11. Compress the adjusting spring B by turning the
shaft of the special tool, then remove the circlip
with snap ring pliers.
8. Remove the piston seal.
CAUTION: Take care not to damage the cylinder

Rear Caliper
Disassembly (cont’d)
12. Remove the adjusting bolt.
13. Remove the spring cover, adjusting spring B,
spacer, bearing A and cup from the adjusting bolt.
14. Remove the sleeve piston, and remove the pin from
the cam.
1 5. Remove the return spring.
16. Remove the parking lever and cam as an assembly
from the caliper body.
CAUTION: Do not loosen the parking nut with the
cam installed in the caliper body. If the lever and
shaft must be separated, hold the lever in a vise
and loosen the parking nut.
17. Remove the cam boot.