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2008 - MX-5 - Brakes

REAR BRAKE (DISC) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.
2. Install in the reverse order of removal.
3. After installation, depress the brake pedal a few times, and inspect the following.



1

Parking brake cable

(See Parking Brake Cable Installation Note.)

2

Brake hose

3

Bolt

4

Caliper

(See Caliper Installation Note.)

5

Disc pad

6

Shim

7

Guide plate

8

Bolt

9

Mounting support

10

Disc plate

(See Disc Plate Removal Note.)

(See Disc Plate Installation Note.)


Disc Plate Removal Note

1. Mark the wheel hub and disc plate.

2. Remove the disc plate.

Disc Plate Installation Note

1. Remove any rust or foreign material from the wheel hub and disc plate.
2. Align the marks made before removal and install the disc plate to the wheel hub.

Caliper Installation Note

1. Clean the exposed area of the piston.
2. Rotate the piston clockwise slowly using the SST and push the piston completely until the piston grooves are in the position shown in the figure.

3. Install the caliper.

Parking Brake Cable Installation Note

1. After installing the parking brake cable, verify that the operating lever returns to the stopper nut with the parking brake lever released.



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