Installing a break caliper yourself can save you from shelling out loads of money for a professional mechanic to do the job for you. Here’s the procedure for installing a new break caliper in your car. Hope this one helps you a lot!

The fist thing you need to do is to inspect the brake calipers mounting bolts, or slide pins, for excessive corrosion or damage. Replace them if needed. Clean and lubricate the caliper bushing, or slide pins, with brake cleaner. The next thing you need to do is to ensure that the brake hose is not tangled or crimped in any way that would cause problems with the hydraulic function of the hose.

Then, rotate the caliper onto its mounting stud. Tighten the mounting bolts, or slide pins, with your hand to ensure the threads are matching up correctly. Reinstall the brake hose and banjo bolt using new copper washers. Tighten to torque specifications in your vehicle’s manual. Bleed the brakes (doing this process is indicated in the manual of your car). Then you need to tighten the wheel lug nuts as well. Lower the vehicle off the jack stands. The last step is to depress the brake pedal firmly a few times to get the pads back against the disc.

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