2017+ Nissan Rogue Sport Front Brake Pads & Rotor Replacement

2017+ Nissan Rogue Sport Front Brake Pads & Rotor Replacement

Are the brakes of your Nissan Rogue feel weak and soft? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing your vehicle’s front brake pads and rotor. This guide is a step-by-step procedure for removing and replacing the front brake pads and rotor of the Nissan Rogue Sport 2017+.

What you will need

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  • Front Brake Pads Nissan Rogue Sport
  • Front Rotor Nissan Rogue Sport
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Lug Nut Wrench
  • Mechanic Metric Toolset
    • 14mm Socket
    • 19mm Socket
  • Flathead Screwdriver
  • Hammer
  • Caliper Grease


  1. Park the vehicle on a safe flat-level surface.The Nissan Rogue Sport 2017+.
  2. Loosen the lug nuts of the front wheel by turning them counterclockwise using the lug nut wrench.
  3. Jack up the vehicle at the front and support the vehicle with jack stands.
  4. Remove the lug nuts and carry the wheel away from the vehicle.Removing the front wheel of the Nissan Rogue Sport.
  5. Turn the steering wheel to the left/right (depending on which side you are working on) to have better access to the bolts of the carrier and caliper.Turning the steering wheel to the left to have wider access to the bolts of the carrier and caliper.
  6. Loosen the upper 14mm bolt and remove the lower 14mm bolt on the caliper. Use a 14mm socket and turn it clockwise to loosen and remove the bolts.Loosening the 14mm bolts on the caliper.
  7. Insert a flat screwdriver on the caliper and use it to push the piston back into the caliper.Pushing the piston on the caliper using a flat screwdriver.
  8. Pull the caliper up and check if the piston is already pushed. If not, use the old brake pad and the brake pad spreader to push the piston in.Checking the piston on the caliper.
  9. Remove the upper 14mm bolt on the caliper and pull the caliper out of the carrier. Then tie the caliper to the strut, so it doesn’t hang by the hose. Setting the caliper aside to where the brake cables wont be stretched.
  10. Remove the brake pads from the carrier by pulling them out. If the brake pads are difficult to remove, use a flat screwdriver to pry out the brake pads.Removing the brake pads on the carrier.Removing the brake pads on the carrier.
  11. Remove the two 19mm bolts on the carrier by turning them counterclockwise using a 19mm socket. Then remove the carrier from the vehicle.Removing the 19mm bolts holding the carrier.Removing the carrier from the rotor.
  12. Remove the rotor by pulling it out. If the rotor is difficult to remove, use a hammer to push the rotor out.Removing the rotor of the vehicle.Removing the rotor of the vehicle.
  13. Clean the carrier using a wire brush. Make sure to use a mask to prevent inhaling the dust on the carrier.Cleaning the carrier of the vehicle.
  14. Pull the guide pins out from the carrier and wipe them clean.
  15. Add a tiny bit of grease caliper on the guide pins and insert them back into the carrier.
  16. Clean the new rotor by wiping it using an oil absorbent cloth. Also, you can use a brake cleaner to remove the oil on the new rotor.
  17. Line up the new rotor into the vehicle and press it in to set it into place.Installing the new rotor of the Nissan Rogue Sport.
  18. Place the carrier back to the rotor and reinstall its 19mm bolts by turning them clockwise using the 19mm socket.Reinstalling the carrier back to the rotor.
  19. Line up the new brake pads into the carrier and press them to set them in place. Make sure that the brake pads are in the proper orientation.Installing the new front brake pads of the Nissan Rogue Sport.Installing the new front brake pads of the Nissan Rogue Sport.
  20. Place the caliper back into the carrier and reinstall its 14mm bolts. Use a wrench to hold the guide pins and prevent them from spinning when tightening the bolts.Reinstalling the caliper back to the carrier.
  21. Carry the wheel back to the vehicle and reinstall the lug nuts.
  22. Remove the jack stands and lower the floor jack.
  23. Press the brake pedal a few times to put the pressure back on the brake caliper.
  24. Torque the lug nuts to 90 lb-ft.

We hope you find the 2017+ Nissan Rogue Sport Front Brake Pads & Rotor Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Nissan.


  • Rushit Hila • ASE Certified

    Rushit Hila, an ASE-certified engineer (G1 Automotive Maintenance and Repair), brings over two decades of hands-on experience in the automotive world to his writing. With a strong educational background, including a Master of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he has honed his skills and expertise through years of practical work. As a respected authority in the field, Mr. Hila is dedicated to offering insightful and valuable content that resonates with both vehicle owners and mechanics.

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