User Manual: Brake pad replacement (Fixed caliper)


To replace brake pads:

  1. Unscrew the brake pad pinsIcon

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  2. Remove the old brake pads from the caliperIcon

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  3. Clean the exposed surfaces of brake caliper pistons. Remove any corrosion from the pad pins with a medium scotch brite pad.
  4. Use a flat-end screwdriver to push in the pistons.
  5. Apply some copper grease to the backing plate of the brake pads and place them into the caliper.
  6. Add some blue loctite to the threads of the brake pad pins and torque them to 8 Nm.


Description automatically generated The brake pad change is a good time to give the calipers a clean-up to prevent corrosion and accumulation of dirt. Use a brake-cleaner and an old toothbrush to get into hard-to-reach areas.


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