Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Front disc brake

BRAKE PAD

BRAKE PAD : Inspection of Pad

PAD WEAR

Nissan Maxima. PAD WEAR

  • Check pad thickness from the inspection hole on cylinder body.

    Check using a scale if necessary

DISC ROTOR

DISC ROTOR : Inspection of Rotor

VISUAL

Check surface of disc rotor for uneven wear, cracks, and serious damage. Replace as necessary.

RUNOUT

Nissan Maxima. RUNOUT

  1. Attach disc rotor to wheel hub using wheel nuts (at two or more positions).
  2. Inspect runout using a dial gauge placed at 10 mm (0.39 in) inside the disc edge.
    NOTE
    : Before measuring, make sure that wheel bearing axial end play is within the specification. Refer to FAX-5, "Inspection".
  3. When runout exceeds limit value, displace mounting positions of disc rotor by one hole. Then find a position of the minimum value for runout.
  4. If runout is outside the specified value after performing the above operation, refinish disc rotor using Tool.

THICKNESS

Check thickness of the disc rotor using a micrometer. Replace disc rotor if thickness is under the wear limit.

Nissan Maxima. THICKNESS

    Basic inspection

    Rear disc brake