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Les Whipple
Les ... 4/2/2010
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 6 Cyl 3.0L - Brakes
replace rear brake pads
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  • tommy
    tommy 6/10/2010

    Removal & Installation

    2.Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheels
    Parking brake cable bracket bolt
    Pin bolts and lift off the caliper body
    Pad springs by pulling them out .Pads and shims

    To install:

    1.Turn the piston clockwise back into the caliper body. Take care not to damage the piston boot.
    2.Coat the pad contact area on the mounting support with a silicone based grease.
    3.Install or connect the following:

    Pads, shims, and the pad springs
    Caliper body into position in the mounting support and tighten the pin bolts to 16-23 ft. lbs. (22-31 Nm)

    4.Check the master cylinder and add fluid if necessary.

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