Learn how to change front brake pads and rotors on Nissan Quest 2011-2017.

What you will need


  1. Park vehicle on a level surface. Engage the parking brakes on your Nissan.
  2. Loosen the lug nuts before you jack up your Nissan or you will have a hard time getting the lug nuts to lose. Remove wheel to change front brake pads on Nissan Quest 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  3. Jack up the car and remove the wheel. 
  4. Next, you will need to loosen the 17mm caliper bolts to get the brake caliper out.How to replace front brake pads on Nissan Quest 2011-2017
  5. Remove brake caliper. Do not let the brake caliper hang on the brake hose. 
  6. 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. 
  7. Use a breaker bar to remove two 19mm bracket bolts. Nissan Quest change front brake rotors diy
  8. Remove the rotor from your Nissan Quest and install new rotor. 
  9. Reinstall new rotor. Reinstall caliper bracket and torque it to spec which is typically 50-100 ft/lb.Nissan Quest Replace Front Rotor DIY Guide 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  10. Clean shims and apply grease to the back of brake pads, guide pins and shims. Clean and apply grease to front brake pads Nissan Quest
  11. Reinstall new brake pads. Install the brake caliper bolts and torque to 20-25 ft/lb. 
  12. 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.