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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Front Brake Hose Replacement

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Chassis / Brakes / Hydraulic Brakes / Front Brake Hose Replacement

Removal Procedure

Warning:

Refer to Brake Dust Warning.

Warning:

Refer to Brake Fluid Irritant Warning.

    Danger:

    Do not use a service jack to lift this vehicle. Lifting the vehicle with a jack could cause the vehicle to slip off the jack and roll; this could cause injury or death.

  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.


  3. Remove the brake pipe fitting (1) from the front brake hose.
  4. Cap the brake pipe fitting to prevent brake fluid loss and contamination.

  5. Remove the brake hose retainer (1).

  6. Release the brake hose grommet (1) from the strut bracket.

  7. Remove the brake hose fitting bolt (1).
  8. Remove and discard the brake hose fitting gaskets (2) from the brake hose fitting (3).
  9. Remove the brake hose.
Installation Procedure

    Assemble the brake hose fitting bolt (1) and the new brake hose fitting
  1. Assemble the brake hose fitting bolt (1) and the new brake hose fitting gaskets (2) to the brake hose fitting (3).
  2. Caution:

    Refer to Fastener Caution.

  3. Install the brake hose assembly to the brake caliper and tighten the fitting bolt to  40 Y (30 lb ft)

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  4. Install the brake hose grommet (1) to the strut bracket.

  5. Install the brake hose to the wheelhouse bracket and install the retainer (1).

  6. Install the brake pipe fitting (1) to the front brake hose and tighten the fitting to  18 Y (13 lb ft)

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  7. Bleed the hydraulic brake system. Refer to Hydraulic Brake System Bleeding.
  8. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation.
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