Changing your pads, calipers and rotors is not too difficult and can be done in just a few hours in your own garage, saving you a bundle from not taking it to a professional to do this job. On the V6 there are 2 bolts, top and bottom. If you needed to move the break line from the bracket, reinstall it now; otherwise, install the new pads. My rims react with the hubs so that the hubs rust and when torqued tighter than 85, have to be kicked or hit with a hammer to break them free, plus the lugs nuts don't want to come off without a mighty effort. I jacked up, retorqued to 85, and am now in the driving and testing my theory.
Disconnect the battery's negative cable. Times 6 studs that's 66,000 pounds of force holding the wheel to the hub with the remaining 50% of the studs' maximum tensile strength, another 66k lbs, available to hold the wheel on. This article applies to the Toyota Tacoma and Tundra 1996-2016. They are both on the face of the… On my 2003 Sienna, the fog lamp assembly snaps in from the front of the bumber. You should see and feel the pad depressing as well as brake fluid filling into your catch pan. Step 6 — Install new rotor Before you install the new rotor, carefully inspect the hub, specifically in the spots where you turned the bolts to remove the rotor.
Start by removing the 10mm nut and bolt that hold down the air intake by the battery, move it aside out of your way. Step 5 — Remove the rotor You will use four 8 x 1. As obvious as it may sound, the brake system is the. You'll need to raise the car off the ground, either on a set of ramps or with a jack and two stands. Remove the caliper from the caliper bracket.
Pro Tip If you are replacing the entire braking system, including the calipers, you need not worry about bleeding the calipers. This article applies to the Toyota Tundra 2000-present. The starter is located on the back side of the engine the side closest to the firewall. Remove the lug nut before replacing the wheels and torque to spec. They fit in only one, the correct, position and direction.
There is very little if anything on a consumer vehicle that needs to be torqued to better than ±5%. If someone thinks I'm wrong then fine but I just don't see how this info is so special it wouldn't be in that already existing sticky which has taken years to build. I would think the most likely explanation for your K1500 having 12mm lugs is that someone changed the lugs, that would explain one truck being different from the rest, and also why your manual listed 115 ft lbs it was written for 14mm lugs. If you are replacing the calipers, don't worry about bleeding them, just unbolt them and take the entire unit, brake pads and all out. The process is the same for new or existing caliper installation. From stock replacement parts to high-performance aftermarket accessories, Andy's Auto Sport has what you need to get the looks and power your vehicle deserves. Step 14 — Lower truck and pump brakes Lower your truck from the stands and check the brake fluid in the master cylinder.
I only used 2 jack stands for my front, but always check your manual for the standard safety procedure. If you are actually going to reuse the existing rotors, be extremely careful here that you don't gouge or scratch them when doing this procedure. On the 4 cly there can be 3 of them, top bottom and out to the side. Needed materials: socket set in metric 8mm to 16mm , jack, jack stands, a new starter 1 Place the car on jack stands. You'll be working very close to the exhaust and engine.
I guess I could do it at the tire shop, but typically forget my torque wrench. Install the new brake pads and reinstall the caliper. This will ensure the most solid and flush fitment. If you are interested in doing it right, then you should do it yourself. It should be put within the already stickied 3rd Gen technical documentation page. I think the studs are designed for a little extra torque. If you did not replace the calipers entirely, you should not have experienced much fluid loss and there should not have been any air sucked into the lines.
With brake pads removed, unbolt the caliper and hang it with a hook on the frame or other solid place. Sounds like he used a air gun to tighten them up. Disconnect the two smaller leadwires push-on connector from the solenoid. Your F-150 has 14 mm wheel studs M14 x 1,5 , they have a 36% larger cross-section than the 12 mm studs on the Tacoma. Be careful not to pinch or bend the hard brake line.
Step 3 — Bleed the calipers only if you are reusing them The calipers need to be fully depressed to do this job. Remove the skid plate and bottom cover. You should only tighten these in about an inch or so. Make sure your Tundra is in the best working condition for your travels, whether it is a daily driver or getting ready for that long trip. Times like this is why I'm happy I have a personal friend who is a Toyota tech where I know he will do everything 100% and do what's listed in his procedures. Remove the bolts that hold the starter to the engine.