Is your Toyota Camry brake feels soft and weak? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing your vehicle’s rear brake pads and rotor. This guide is a step-by-step procedure for replacing the brake pads and rotor of a 2012-2017 Toyota Camry XV50.
What you will need
- Toyota Camry Brake pads
- Toyota Camry Rear Rotor
- 14mm socket wrench or 14mm wrench
- 17mm socket wrench or 17mm wrench
- Breaker bar or Tire rod
- Brake pusher or C-clamp
- Park the vehicle on a flat ground surface. Loosen the lug nuts on the rear wheel.
- Jack up the vehicle on the back and place the jack stands on the rear car frame to support the car. Remove the wheel from the vehicle.
- Loosen the 14mm bolts on the piston caliper and the 17mm bolts on the caliper carrier. Use a 14mm and 17mm socket wrench to loosen the bolts.
- Remove the 14mm bolts on the piston caliper and set the piston caliper aside. Do not let the caliper hang.
- Remove the 17mm bolts on the back of the carrier and pull out the caliper carrier.
- Remove the rotor from the vehicle.
- Push the piston using the old brakes and brake pusher or a c-clamp to push the piston.
- Check on the guide pins on the carrier by moving the guide pins back and forth. If the guide pins are not moving efficiently, pull them out and apply a tiny bit of grease caliper.
- Install the new rotor on the vehicle.
- Reinstall the caliper carrier back to the vehicle and reinstall the 17mm bolts.
- Get the new brake pads, line them up to the caliper carrier and push them in the proper orientation.
- Line up the piston caliper and reinstall the 14mm bolts.
- Line up the wheel back to the vehicle and reinstall the wheel’s lug nuts.
We hope you find the Replace Rear Brake Pads & Rotor Toyota Camry 2012-2017 XV50 guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Toyota.