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Nissan Altima Rear Brakes Change Instructions


This is necessary because the new pads will be considerably thicker than the old pads.

Rotate the caliper back upward, into the torque member. Replace the upper sliding pin bolt, and use a torque wrench to tighten it to 32 ft-lbs. of torque. Repeat Step 3 through Step 10 on the opposite side.

Replace the wheels and the lug nuts. Lower the vehicle, and tighten the lug nuts. Check the master cylinder, to ensure it is still full. If fluid leaked when you depressed the piston, add new brake fluid to reach the “Full” mark.

Clean any spillage, and replace the cap. Be sure to remove all rags from the engine compartment. Take the vehicle for a drive on a straight road with minimum traffic.