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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Brake (Disc) Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Skyactiv G 2.0, Mzr 2.5]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Brakes / Disc Brakes / Front Brake (Disc) Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Skyactiv G 2.0, Mzr 2.5]

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. After installation, pump the brake pedal a few times and verify that the brakes do not drag.



1

Brake hose

(See Brake Hose Installation Note.)

2

Retaining clip

(See Retaining Clip Installation Note.)

3

Cap

4

Bolt

5

Caliper

6

Boot

7

Disc pad

(See Disc Pad Installation Note.)

8

Bolt

9

Mounting support

10

Disc plate


Disc Pad Installation Note

1. Clean the exposed area of the piston.

2. Push the piston in using the SST

.


3. Install the disc pad (outer side) to the mounting support.

4. Install the disc pad (inner side) to the caliper.

Retaining Clip Installation Note

1. Temporarily install the retaining clip to the caliper and mounting support as shown in the figure.


2. Secure the retaining clip so that part A does not slip off from the caliper while installing part B to the mounting support.


3. Verify that the retaining clip is securely installed to the caliper and the mounting support.

Brake Hose Installation Note

1. Install the brake hose to the caliper.

2. Tighten the flare nut while holding the brake hose at point A with a spanner or equivalent.


3. Verify that the brake hose is not twisted.

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