Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: Front Brake Disc Removal and Installation

Removal & Installation

NOTE: Keep grease away from the brake disc and the brake pads.

1. Vehicle - Lift

2. Front Wheels - Remove

3. Brake Caliper - Remove

Brake System - Service Information
Fig. 13: Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt Torque Specifications

  1. Remove the brake hose mounting bolt (A)
  2. Remove the caliper assembly (B).

    NOTE :

    • To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper assembly from the undercarriage.
    • Do not twist the brake hose excessively.

4. Front Brake Disc - Remove

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Remove the brake disc flathead screws (A)
  2. Remove the brake disc (B).

    NOTE : If the brake disc is stuck to the front hub, thread two 8 x 1.25 mm bolts (C) into the brake disc to push it away from the front hub. Turn each bolt 90 degrees at a time to prevent the brake disc from binding.

5. All Removed Parts - Install

  1. Install the brake disc in the reverse order of removal.

    NOTE: Before installing the brake disc, clean the mating surfaces between the front hub and the inside of the brake disc.

6. Front Brake Disc Runout - Inspect

FRONT BRAKE PAD REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

Special Tools Required

Brake Caliper Piston Compressor 07AAE-SEPA101

Brake System - Service Information

Removal

CAUTION

Frequent inhalation of brake pad dust, regardless of material composition, could be hazardous to your health.

  • Avoid breathing dust particles.
  • Never use an air hose or brush to clean brake assemblies. Use an OSHA-approved vacuum cleaner.

1. Brake Fluid - Remove

  1. Remove some brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir.

2. Vehicle - Lift

3. Front Wheels - Remove

4. Brake Pad - Remove

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Remove the flange bolt (A) while holding the caliper pin (B) with a wrench.

    NOTE : Be careful not to damage the pin boot

  2. Pivot the caliper body (C) up out of the way.

    NOTE : Check the hose and the pin boots for damage and deterioration.

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Remove the pad shims (A) and the brake pads (B).

5. Brake Pad Retainer - Remove

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Remove the pad retainers (A)
  2. Clean the caliper bracket (B) thoroughly; remove any rust, and check for grooves and cracks
  3. Verify that the caliper pins (C) move in and out smoothly. Clean and lube if needed.

6. Brake Disc - Inspect

Installation

CAUTION

Frequent inhalation of brake pad dust, regardless of material composition, could be hazardous to your health.

  • Avoid breathing dust particles.
  • Never use an air hose or brush to clean brake assemblies. Use an OSHA-approved vacuum cleaner.

1. Brake Pad Retainer - Install

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Apply a thin coat of M-77 assembly paste (P/N 08798- 9010) to the retainer mating surface of the caliper bracket (indicated by the arrows)
  2. Install the pad retainers (A)
  3. Wipe off the excess grease from the retainers. Keep the grease away from the brake disc and the brake pads.

2. Brake Pad - Install

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Install the brake caliper piston compressor tool (A) on the caliper body (B)
  2. Press in the piston with the brake caliper piston compressor tool.

    NOTE : Be careful when pressing in the piston; brake fluid might overflow from the master cylinder's reservoir. If brake fluid gets on any painted surface, wash it off immediately with water

  3. Remove the brake caliper piston compressor tool.

Brake System - Service Information

  1. Apply a thin coat of M-77 assembly paste (P/N 08798- 9010) to the pad side of the shims (A), the back of the brake pads (B), and the other areas indicated by the arrows
  2. Wipe off the excess grease from the pad shims and the brake pads friction material.

    Keep grease away from the brake disc and brake pads. Contaminated brake disc or brake pads reduce stopping ability

  3. Install the brake pads and the pad shims correctly. Install the brake pad with the wear indicator (C) on the upper inside position.

    NOTE : If you are reusing the brake pads, always reinstall the brake pads in their original positions to prevent a temporary loss of braking efficiency.

Brake System - Service Information
Fig. 14: Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt Torque Specifications

  1. Pivot the caliper body (A) down into position
  2. Install the flange bolt (B), and tighten it to the specified torque while holding the caliper pin (C) with a wrench.

    NOTE : Be careful not to damage the pin boot.

3. Front Wheels - Install

4. Brake Fluid - Refill

  1. Press the brake pedal several times to make sure the brakes work.

    NOTE : Engagement may require a greater pedal stroke immediately after the brake pads have been replaced as a set. Several applications of the brake pedal will restore the normal pedal stroke

  2. Add brake fluid as needed.

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