Replaces

Brake Caliper Pair Raybestos Opti-Cal FRC11852N, FRC11851N - RABCS00018

 

Raybestos Opti-Cal New Brake Caliper

  • Designed to match OE specifications
  • Made with 100 percent newly manufactured materials, offering unparalleled style and performance
  • Zinc plated or aluminum, delivering superior corrosion resistance in the harshest of elements
  • Rigorously tested to ensure a safe, reliable performance after thousands of miles
  • Friction-ready, giving you the freedom to customize the brake pads for each application

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:27)
    • Loosen the 19mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads (0:49)
    • Remove the 12mm bolt from the brake line bracket
    • Remove the 17mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • Clean the slides with a wire brush
    • Apply anti-seize fluid or white grease to the slides
    • Push the slides on with a flat blade screwdriver
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (3:06)
    • Remove 14mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
    • If the rotor will not come off, thread the lug nuts and strike the hub area of the rotor with the ball end of a ball peen hammer
  4. step : Preparing the New Brake Pads and Rotors (6:09)
    • Turn the caliper piston in with needle nose pliers
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush and brake parts cleaner
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (9:24)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the caliper bracket back into place
    • Start the 14mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 54 foot-pounds of torque
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (10:33)
    • Place brake grease on the brake pad tab
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread bolts by hand
    • Counterhold the caliper slide with a 17mm wrench and tighten with a 12mm socket and ratchet
    • Tighten bolts to 17 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the brake line bracket with a 12mm bolt
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (12:25)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 79.6 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
    • Tighten the lug nut covers with a 22mm socket
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (13:08)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Pick
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Floor Jack
  • Center Punch
  • Wire Brush

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bungee Cord
  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Rust Penetrant
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Paper Towels

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Dead Blow Hammer

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 12mm Wrench
  • 17mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2007-2012 Acura RDX Brake Caliper Pair Rear Raybestos Opti-Cal
  • 2007-2011 Honda CR-V Brake Caliper Pair Rear Raybestos Opti-Cal
  • 2010-2011 Honda Crosstour Brake Caliper Pair Rear Raybestos Opti-Cal

This part replaces:

  • Raybestos Opti-Cal FRC11852N, FRC11851N
Part #: RABCS00018

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Raybestos Opti-Cal
Brand #: FRC11852N, FRC11851N

How-to Video:

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