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Acura 1.7 EL Brake Problem

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Old 08-07-2008, 08:33 PM
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Can anyone direct me to help for Calliper Bolt Torque Specs please. I can't find 2003 EL forum anywhere. Im kind of new at this.

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Old 08-21-2008, 04:25 AM
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do you want to replace all rotors?

I find this from another forum disscussion:

Front</font>

Removal Procedure



Caution: Do not move the vehicle until a firm brake pedal is obtained.
Failure to obtain a firm pedal before moving vehicle may result in
personal injury.



Remove the brake caliper from the mounting bracket and support the
brake caliper with heavy mechanic's wire, or equivalent; do NOT
disconnect the hydraulic brake flexible hose from the caliper. Refer to
Brake Caliper Replacement - Front



Remove the brake pads from the brake caliper bracket

Remove the brake pad retainers from the brake caliper bracket. Caution:
These fasteners MUST be replaced with new fasteners anytime they become
loose or are removed. Failure to replace these fasteners after they
become loose or are removed may cause loss of vehicle control and
personal injury.



Remove the brake caliper mounting bracket bolts and washers.

Discard the brake caliper mounting bracket bolts.

Remove the brake caliper mounting bracket from the knuckle.

Inspect the brake caliper bracket.

Replace the brake caliper bracket if cracked or damaged.

Clean all the bolt adhesive residue from the brake caliper mounting bracket and the knuckle mating surfaces.



Installation Procedure

Install the brake caliper mounting bracket to the knuckle.

Install the two NEW brake caliper mounting bracket bolts and washers.
The new brake caliper mounting bracket bolts will come with an adhesive
already applied to the threads.

Tighten the front brake caliper mounting bracket bolts to 175 Nm (125 ft. lbs.).

Lubricate the brake caliper pin bolts with high temperature silicone lubricant.

Install the brake pad retainers to the brake caliper bracket.

Install the brake pads to the brake caliper bracket.

Install the brake caliper. Refer to Brake Caliper Replacement - Front.

Tighten the brake caliper guide pin bolts to 31 Nm (23 ft. lbs.).





Rear</font>

Removal Procedure



Caution: Do not move the vehicle until a firm brake pedal is obtained.
Failure to obtain a firm pedal before moving vehicle may result in
personal injury.



Remove the brake caliper from the mounting bracket and support the
brake caliper with heavy mechanic's wire, or equivalent; do NOT
disconnect the hydraulic brake flexible hose from the caliper. Refer to
Brake Caliper Replacement - Rear.



Remove the brake pads from the brake caliper bracket.

Remove the brake pad retainers from the brake caliper bracket. Caution:
These fasteners MUST be replaced with new fasteners anytime they become
loose or are removed. Failure to replace these fasteners after they
become loose or are removed may cause loss of vehicle control and
personal injury.



Remove the brake caliper bracket bolts and discard.

Remove the brake caliper bracket.

Use a wire brush to clean any debris or rust from the brake caliper bracket.

Inspect the brake mounting and hardware. Refer to Disc Brake Mounting and Hardware Inspection - Rear.

Inspect the brake caliper bracket for cracks or damage.

Replace the brake caliper bracket if cracked or damaged.



Installation procedure

Install the brake caliper bracket to the suspension knuckle. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

Install the two NEW brake caliper mounting bracket bolts and washers.
The new brake caliper mounting bracket bolts will come with an adhesive
already applied to the threads.

Tighten the front brake caliper mounting bracket bolts to 175 Nm (125 ft. lbs.).



Lubricate the brake caliper pin bolts with high temperature silicone lubricant.

Install the brake pad retainers to the brake caliper bracket.

Install the brake pads to the brake caliper bracket.

Install the brake caliper. Refer to Brake Caliper Replacement - Rear.

Tighten the brake caliper guide pin bolts to 31 Nm (23 ft. lbs.).
 
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