Learn how to change front brake pads and rotors on Nissan Quest 2011-2017.
What you will need
- Park vehicle on a level surface. Engage the parking brakes on your Nissan.
- Loosen the lug nuts before you jack up your Nissan or you will have a hard time getting the lug nuts to lose.
- Jack up the car and remove the wheel.
- Next, you will need to loosen the 17mm caliper bolts to get the brake caliper out.
- Remove brake caliper. Do not let the brake caliper hang on the brake hose.
- Press the brake caliper piston in. Pistons need to be pushed back into the caliper in order 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 new rotor.
- Reinstall new rotor. Reinstall caliper bracket and torque it to spec which is 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.