• Toyota

Squamish Toyota

39150 Queens Way
Directions Squamish, BC V8B 0K8

  • Sales: 1 (888) 355-5398

Fundamentals of Brake Service

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Maintenance  Focus
Maintenance Requirements - Brake Service

Front Disc Brakes

0    Remove all shims and dean off all grease
0    Wire brush pad ends to remove rust scale or dirt build up
0    Lightly sand friction surface smooth
0    Lubricate contact points with a small amount of lube
0    Clean and remove rust scale and/or dirt build up from front disc brake components
0    Carefully clean the caliper body with a wire brush
0    Lubricate
0    Remove all anti-rattle dips and inspect for excessive rust/dirt build up
0    Remove caliper slide pins, wipe clean, reapply small amount of lube and reinstall in brackets
0    Carefully remove any excessive rust scale and any rust lip
0    Deglaze rotor surface with sandpaper
0    Clean off hub contact surface and rotor hub surface with sandpaper
0    Apply small amount of lube to the hub contact surface only


Rear Drum Brakes (if equipped)

0    Sand shoe surface; smooth & wash off assembly with brake cleaner to remove dirt/dust
0    Apply only a very small amount of lube on the backing plate where the makes contact
0    Lubricate adjuster
0    Deglaze drum surface with sandpaper and remove any rust lip
0    Clean off hub contact surface and drum hub with sandpaper
0    Apply small amount of lube to the hub contact surface only
0    Reinstall drum and adjust rear brakes as per the repair manual


Rear Disc Brakes (if equipped)

0    Remove all shims and clean off all grease
0    Wire brush pad ends to remove rust scale or dirt build up
0    Lightly sand friction surface smooth
0    Lubricate contact points with a small amount of lube
0    Carefully clean the caliper body with a wire brush
0    Remove all anti-rattle clips and inspect for excessive rust/dirt build up
0    Remove caliper slide pins, wipe clean, reapply small amount of lube and reinstall in brackets
0    Carefully remove any excessive rust scale and any rust lip
0    Deglaze rotor surface with sandpaper
0    Clean off hub contact surface and rotor hub surface with sandpaper
0    Apply small amount of lube to the hub contact surface only
0    Adjust/inspect parking brake as per repair manual



Brake Fluid Replacement

0    Drain and fill brake fluid with Toyota Genuine Brake Fluid