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Brake Caliper Raybestos Opti-Cal FRC10905N - RABCR00001

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Specifications:

  • Brand New Brake Caliper
  • Fits LH (Driver Side) Front
  • OE-matched design and specifications
  • Engineered to meet or exceed OE performance and durability
  • All new casting and parts NO CORE required

Item Condition: New

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.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:41)
    • Remove the lug nut covers
    •  
    • Remove the hub cap
    • Loosen the 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 of the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads (0:58)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Remove two 12mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Push the caliper pistons in using a large C-clamp on the brake pad
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pull the brake pads off by hand
    • Clean the slides with a wire brush
  3. step : Inspecting the Brakes (2:23)
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicator
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
  4. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:41)
    • Remove two 13mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket with a breaker bar or a ratchet and pipe
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (3:35)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Put the bracket back into place, start the 13mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the 13mm bolts to 65 foot-pounds of torque
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (4:55)
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket with the tab on the rear side
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the 12mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the 12mm bolts to between 15-18 foot-pounds
    • Unthread the place-holder lug nut
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (6:13)
    • 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 between 90-100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the hub cap, aligning the valve stem
    • Reattach the lug nut covers
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (6:59)
    • 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

  • Wire Brush
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

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Part #: RABCR00001


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Raybestos Opti-Cal
Brand #: FRC10905N

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