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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Rear Brake Hose Replacement (Axle to Caliper)

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Powertrain / Driveline / Axles / Rear Brake Hose Replacement (Axle to Caliper)

Removal Procedure

Warning:

Refer to Brake Dust Warning.

Warning:

Refer to Brake Fluid Irritant Warning.

  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 rear brake hose.
  4. Cap the brake pipe fitting to prevent brake fluid loss and contamination.

  5. Remove the brake hose retainer (1).

  6. Remove the brake hose fitting bolt (1).
  7. Note:

    Do not reuse the brake hose fitting gaskets.

  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)

    .



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

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

    .

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