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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Rear Disc Brake Mounting and Hardware Inspection

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Chassis / Brakes / Disc Brakes / Rear Disc Brake Mounting and Hardware Inspection

Warning:

Refer to Brake Dust Warning.

    Caution:

    Support the brake caliper with heavy mechanic wire, or equivalent, whenever it is separated from its mount and the hydraulic flexible brake hose is still connected. Failure to support the caliper in this manner will cause the flexible brake hose to bear the weight of the caliper, which may cause damage to the brake hose and in turn may cause a brake fluid leak.

  1. Without disconnecting the hydraulic brake hose fitting, remove rear brake caliper and support with heavy mechanics wire. Refer to Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement.


  2. Remove the disc brake pads (1) from the brake caliper mounting bracket (2).
  3. Inspect the disc brake pad mounting hardware (3) for the following:
  • If any of the conditions listed are found, the disc brake pad mounting hardware requires replacement.
  • Ensure the disc brake pads are held firmly in place on the caliper bracket, yet slide easily on the mounting hardware without binding.
  • Install the disc brake pads to the caliper bracket.
  • Install the rear brake caliper to the bracket. Refer to Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement
  • Rear Brake Shield Replacement
    Removal Procedure Warning: Refer to Brake Dust Warning. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the rear tire and wheel assembl ...

    Rear Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement (Disc Brake)
    Special Tools EN–45059 Angle Meter For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Removal Procedure Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking ...

    Other materials:

    Automatic Door Locks
    The vehicle is programmed so that when the doors are closed, the ignition is on, and the shift lever is moved out of P (Park) for automatic transmissions, or when the vehicle speed is above 13 km/h (8 mph) for manual transmissions, the doors and the trunk/liftgate will lock. To unlock the doo ...

    Selecting a Station
    Seek Tuning If the radio station is not known: Press SEEK to automatically search for available radio stations. Hold and drag to the left or right of the radio station to automatically search for available radio stations. Manual Tuning Continue pressing TUNE to manually change the rad ...

    Instrument Panel Tie Bar Replacement
    Removal Procedure Remove the Instrument panel assembly. Refer to Instrument Panel Assembly Replacement. Remove the steering column and wheel from the vehicle. Refer to Steering Column Replacement. Remove the air inlet grill panel. Refer to Air Inlet Grille Panel Replacem ...

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