Slightly loosen the 5 lug nuts by turning them counterclockwise with the tire iron. Continue compressing the caliper piston until it is flush with its rubber dust boot. For more, check out my other. Replace the front wheel and spin on the 5 lug nuts by hand in the clockwise direction to prevent them from becoming cross threaded. Torque the bolts 25 ft-lb 34 Nm. On this 2013 Highlander, the wear indicator bar was located at the bottom of the inner brake pad. Gas engines include a 187-hp, 186 lb-ft of torque 2.
Seating is versatile and extraordinarily roomy, especially in the second row, which features astonishing amounts of legroom. Spin off the 5 lug nuts and set them aside in a safe place. Then loosen the lower caliper bolt by turning it clockwise as seen from the outside of the vehicle with the 14mm socket and ratcheting wrench. We found the refreshed slightly quicker to 60 mph 7. Powertrains have carried over official horsepower figures are not available yet , though the 3.
Changes from the 2012 model to the 2013 I tested are few see them compared. In order for the caliper to fit over the thicker new brake pads, the two caliper pistons will need to be compressed back. The standard touch-screen multimedia display is large and easy to use, but a second, smaller screen above it displayed limited vehicle information, as well, with just a handful of displays to choose from. The front brake caliper is held in place to the bracket by two 14mm bolts located on the back side with the bolt heads facing towards the engine bay. Spin out the two caliper bolts and set them aside in a safe place. Apply a thin layer of to both sides of the pad abutment clips. It would be best to bleed the brake lines at this time in order to flush out the old fluid and replace it with fresh brake fluid.
As for equipment, the Toyota Highlander has all the requisite electronic safety measures, like traction control, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Clean up any spilled brake fluid immediately and flush the area with water since brake fluid can easily damage painted surfaces. If the caliper slider pin spins as you are trying to loosen the caliper bolt, hold it in place with a thin 17mm. Note: I am not a registered charity. Controls on the center control panel are big and clear, with large buttons and chunky knobs that make operating the climate-control system a breeze sorry.
A six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the four-cylinder, but the V-6 comes only with a five-speed automatic. Now the fun part hope you have metic hex key set. Carefully rest the caliper on the suspension or suspend it from the spring with a bungee cord. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859. Brake dust may be carcinogenic causes cancer if inhaled. Auto parts stores carry these and I suspect that even though sealed, the sales people will not give you too hard of a time if you explain you want to insure you are getting what you need. The recall began on May 28, 2013.
A small group of the affected vehicles will need additonal remedies which are still being developed. As the suspension is soft, the body motions are tippy and the whole truck rolls and lolls in fast corners. Removing the cap will allow the fluid to more evenly travel back through the rubber brake hose when you compress the piston. Donations are not tax deductible. So… Before the 2014 Toyota Highlander officially debuts next week at the 2013 New York auto show, the automaker has released a revealing teaser image. Line up the bolt holes in the caliper with their corresponding bolt holes in the slider pins within the bracket.
Remove the rear wheel to reveal the caliper, bracket, rotor and suspension. On this 2013 Highlander, the wear indicator bars were located at the top of each brake pad. Install the new brake pads in to the bracket with the wear indicator bar situated at the bottom of the inner pad. Which need to be in great condition. Why Caliper guide pins 26lbs torque.
It also gets seating for eight thanks to a larger cargo area and a wider third-row seat. When the larger 2008 Highlander arrived, we thought the three-row crossover had enough room to be a hip alternative to the and minivans. Gently rest the caliper on the suspension or suspend it from the spring with a bungee cord. As previously reported, the overall length of the new Highlander has increased from 188. If your brake pedal previously felt soft or spongy, the brake fluid may be contaminated with water or the brake lines may contain a few small air bubbles.
Fun part 2 removing the disc rotor. If the slider pin turns as you are trying to tighten the caliper bolt, hold it in place with the 17mm cone spanner wrench. A fuel-cell converts hydrogen or other fuel into electricity, which is…. The Highlander is a front wheel drive off-road vehicle road car with a front placed engine, sold by Toyota. Slightly loosen the 5 lug nuts on the front wheel in the counterclockwise direction with the tire iron. Recall Date 2014-03-27 Description Toyota is recalling certain model year 2013 Highlander vehicles manufactured March 13, 2013, through August 6, 2013.
The app based Eutune multimedia audio system is new. Highlander Plus includes a 3. Changes from the 2012 model to the 2013 I tested are few see them compared. This is the last year for this style of Toyota Highlander, with a new 2014 model on its way that was unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show in March see the. The Highlander will be redesigned for 2014. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859.