Brake Lines - LH Sill (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 3303510233035102
  • 1079041-00-A Flare nut crowfoot set

SPECIAL TOOLS

Flare nut crowfoot set (1079041-00-A)

Remove

Caution:

Brake fluid dissolves paint. Have clean towels and plenty of water standing by to wash spilled brake fluid off painted surfaces.

Note:

Dispose of used brake fluid in a manner consistent with local environmental codes.

  1. Remove the LH and RH lower rocker panel covers. See Cover - Rocker Panel - Lower - LH (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove the HV battery. See HV Battery (RWD) (Remove and Install).
  3. Remove the LH front wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the LH rear wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
  5. Position the oil drain under the front brake line junction block.
  6. Remove the brake line tube nuts from the junction block. Allow the fluid to drain. Use a crowfoot extension to torque the nuts for installation.
    Torque 23 Nm
  7. Position the oil drain under the rear brake line junction block.
  8. Remove the brake line tube nuts from the junction block. Allow the fluid to drain. Use a crowfoot extension to torque the nuts for installation.
    Torque 23 Nm
  9. Remove the nut that attaches the rear junction block to the body, and separate the block from the body.
    Torque 7 Nm
  10. Release the clips that attach the brake lines to the body.
  11. Remove the brake lines from the vehicle.
1Remove the LH and RH lower rocker panel covers. See Cover - Rocker Panel - Lower - LH (Remove and Replace).
2Remove the HV battery. See HV Battery (RWD) (Remove and Install).
3Remove the LH front wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Front - LH (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the LH rear wheel arch liner. See Wheel Arch Liner - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace).
5Position the oil drain under the front brake line junction block.
6Remove the brake line tube nuts from the junction block. Allow the fluid to drain. Use a crowfoot extension to torque the nuts for installation.
Torque 23 Nm
7Position the oil drain under the rear brake line junction block.
8Remove the brake line tube nuts from the junction block. Allow the fluid to drain. Use a crowfoot extension to torque the nuts for installation.
Torque 23 Nm
9Remove the nut that attaches the rear junction block to the body, and separate the block from the body.
Torque 7 Nm
10Release the clips that attach the brake lines to the body.
11Remove the brake lines from the vehicle.

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

Caution:

Replace all nyloc nuts.

Warning:

Do not work on an incorrectly supported vehicle.

Bleed the brake lines for the rear calipers. See Brake Fluid Bleed - One Caliper.