4-218. FRONT DISC BRAKE AND LINING REPLACEMENT (Continued).
Use a wire brush to remove any
corrosion from the machined
surfaces of the steering knuckle
a. Lubricate the caliper and steering knuckle (or
support) sliding surfaces and spring with silicone
lube (Appendix D, Item 26).
b. Install the hub and rotor (9).
c. Install the inboard pad (6) and anti-rattle spring
d. Install the outboard pad (8) into the caliper
e. Install the caliper assembly.
Make sure that the brake hose is
not twisted or kinked since damage
to the hose could result.
f. Install the spring (4).
g. Install the support key (3) by using a brass
punch (5) and a hammer to drive the support
h. Install the bolt (2), fully fitting the boss in the
bolt into the circular cutout in the key and torque
to 15 ft-lbs (20 N-m).
i. Install the wheel and tire assembly (paragraph
j. Lower the vehicle.
k. Fill the master cylinder with brake fluid
(Appendix D, Item 14).
Before moving the vehicle, pump
the brake pedal several times to
make sure that the pedal is firm.
Do not move the vehicle until a
firm pedal is obtained. Check the
brake fluid level in the master
cylinder after pumping the brakes.