Are the brakes of your Nissan Quest weak and soft? Learn how to change front brake pads and rotors on Nissan Quest 2011-2017.
What you will need
- Front Brake Pads
- Front Rotors
- Brake Pad Grease
- Mechanic Metric Toolset
- Torque Wrench
- Park vehicle on a level surface. Engage the parking brakes on your Nissan.
- Loosen the lug nuts before jacking up the Nissan, or you will have a hard time getting the lug nuts to lose.
- Jack up the car and remove the wheel.
- Next, loosen the 17mm bolts to get the brake caliper out.
- Remove the brake caliper. Do not let the brake caliper hang on the brake hose.
- Press the brake caliper piston in. Pistons must be pushed back into the caliper to accommodate the new rotor and brake pad.
- Use a breaker bar to remove two 19mm bracket bolts.
- Remove the rotor from your Nissan Quest and install a new rotor.
- Reinstall the new rotor. Reinstall the caliper bracket and torque it to spec, typically 50-100 ft/lb.
- Clean shims and apply grease to the back of brake pads, guide pins, and shims.
- Reinstall new brake pads. Install the brake caliper bolts and torque to 20-25 ft/lb.
- Install the wheel. Slowly lower your Quest to the ground. Torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to manufacture recommendations. Typical torque: 90 Ft/Lbs.
That’s it. Replacing the front brake pads and rotors on a Nissan Quest takes about one to two hours.
We hope you find the Nissan Quest Front Brake Pad & Rotor Replacement DIY guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Nissan.