Saturday, February 18, 2012

front brake pads replacement with pictures for 1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004 jeep grand cherokee


Brake Pad:  Front


REMOVAL- FRONT DISC BRAKE PADS 


(1)Raise and support vehicle. 


(2)Remove wheel and tire assembly. 


(3)Drain small amount of fluid from master cylinder brake reservoir with clean suction gun. 


(4)Bottom caliper pistons into the caliper by prying the caliper over. 


(5)Remove the caliper support spring by prying the spring out of the caliper. 


(6)Remove the caliper slide pin bushing caps and remove the slide pins. 


(7)Remove caliper from the anchor. 


(8)Secure caliper to nearby suspension part with wire. Do not allow brake hose to support caliper weight. 


(9)Remove the inboard brake pad from the caliper. 


(10)Remove the outboard brake pad from the caliper anchor. 


INSTALLATION - FRONT DISC BRAKE PADS 


(1)Install the inboard brake pad onto the caliper. 


(2)Install the outboard pad onto the caliper anchor. 


(3)Lubricate the slide pins and slide pin bushings with Dow Corning grease G807 or the grease provided with the brake pads. 


(4)Install caliper on the caliper anchor. 


(5)Install the caliper slide pin and tighten to 29 - 41 Nm (21 - 30 ft. lbs.).  


(6)Install the caliper slide pin bushing caps. 


(7)Install the caliper support spring in the top end of the caliper and under the anchor. 


Then install other end into the lower caliper hole. 


Hold the spring into the caliper hole with your thumb while prying the end of the spring out and down under the anchor with a screw drive. 


(8)Install wheel and tire assembly. 


(9)Remove support and lower vehicle. 


(10)Pump brake pedal until caliper pistons and brake pads are seated and a firm brake pedal is obtained. 


(11)Fill brake fluid. 









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