How to change Rear Brake Pads Hyundai Elantra 2011-16
Instruction on how to change Hyundai Elantra rear brake pads and rotor.
Replacing the rear brake pads on Hyundai Elantra takes 30-45 minutes for each side. Plan on a total of two hours to change the rear brake pads. Make sure you have the right tools and parts ready.
- Turn of the car. Engage the emergency brakes. Set gear shifter in Park.Place a block or wheel chocks behind the front wheels.
- Jack up the vehicle. Place jack stands under the frame to support the vehicle. Don't work under the vehicle that is only backed up by a car jack.
- Remove rear wheel and tire.
- Release the parking brake by lowering the parking brake handle inside the car.
- Remove the two caliper mounting bolts. Now you can remove the rear caliper assembly. Remove the old brake pads.
- Remove the caliper carrier bolts. There are 14mm bolts. You may need to use a breaker bar to remove them.
- Remove two Phillips screws that hold the rear brake disc in place.Watch the following video to learn how to complete these steps.
- Install the new rear disc. Tighten the two Phillips screws according to the specifications below.
- Install the rear brake caliper carrier and tighten the bolts 55 ft-lb.
- Install the new brake pads. Clean the brake pad retainers (shims) and apply brake pad grease when applicable.
- Tighten the brake caliper sliding bolts to 20 lb-ft.
- Inspect the rear brake pads of your Hyundai Elantra.
- Caliper Guide Bolts 20 lb-ft
- Brake Caliper Carrier / Bracket 55 lb-ft
- Rotor Rear Disc Screws 4 lb-ft
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