Toyota Avalon Service & Repair Manual: Installation

INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • Immediately after installing the brake pads, the braking performance may be reduced. Always perform a road test in a safe place while paying attention to the surroundings.
  • After replacing the rear disc brake pads, always perform a road test to check the braking performance and check for vibrations.
  • When the brake pedal is first depressed after replacing the brake pads or pushing back the disc brake piston, DTC C1214 may be stored. As there is no malfunction, clear the DTC. (for HV Model)
  • While the auxiliary battery is connected, even if the power switch is off, the brake control system activates when the brake pedal is depressed or any door courtesy switch turns on. Therefore, when servicing the brake system components, do not operate the brake pedal or open/close the doors while the auxiliary battery is connected. (for HV Model)

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL REAR DISC

(a) Align the matchmarks of the rear disc and rear axle hub and bearing assembly, and install the rear disc.

NOTICE:

When replacing the rear disc with a new one, select the installation position where the rear disc has minimal runout.

*a

Matchmark

2. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CYLINDER MOUNTING

(a) Install the rear disc brake cylinder mounting to the rear axle carrier sub-assembly with the 2 bolts.

Torque:

107 N·m {1091 kgf·cm, 79 ft·lbf}

3. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE BUSHING DUST BOOT

(a) Apply a light layer of lithium soap base glycol grease to the entire circumference of 2 new rear disc brake bushing dust boots.

HINT:

Apply more than 0.3 g (0.01 oz) of lithium soap base glycol grease to each rear disc brake bushing dust boot.

Lithium Soap Base Glycol Grease

(b) Install the 2 rear disc brake bushing dust boots to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.

4. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CYLINDER SLIDE PIN

Lithium Soap Base Glycol Grease

(a) Apply a light layer of lithium soap base glycol grease to the contact surface of the rear No. 2 disc brake cylinder slide pin.

(b) Install a new rear disc brake cylinder slide bushing to the rear No. 2 disc brake cylinder slide pin.

Lithium Soap Base Glycol Grease

(c) Apply a light layer of lithium soap base glycol grease to the sliding part and the sealing surfaces of the rear No. 1 disc brake cylinder slide pin and rear No. 2 disc brake cylinder slide pin.

(d) Install the rear No. 1 disc brake cylinder slide pin and rear No. 2 disc brake cylinder slide pin to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.

*1

Rear No. 1 Disc Brake Cylinder Slide Pin

*2

Rear No. 2 Disc Brake Cylinder Slide Pin

(e) Push the rear No. 1 disc brake cylinder slide pin and rear No. 2 disc brake cylinder slide pin into each rear disc brake bushing dust boot to engage the pins to the boots.

5. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE PAD SUPPORT PLATE

(a) Install the 4 rear disc brake pad support plates to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.

NOTICE:

Be sure to install each rear disc brake pad support plate in the correct position and direction.

6. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE ANTI-SQUEAL SHIM KIT

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7. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE PAD

(a) Install the 2 rear disc brake pads to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.

NOTICE:

Install the rear disc brake pad so that the rear disc brake pad wear indicator plate is mounted on the lower side of the vehicle.

HINT:

If the rear disc brake pad has an identification mark, be sure to confirm the installation location.

*a

Inner Side (White)

*b

Outer Side (White)

8. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY

(a) Hold the 2 rear disc brake cylinder slide pins, and install the rear disc brake cylinder assembly to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting with 2 bolts.

Torque:

34.3 N·m {350 kgf·cm, 25 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

If bleeding of air from the rear brake cylinder assembly will be performed, reuse the bolts. If bleeding of air from the rear brake cylinder assembly will not be performed, install new bolts.

9. INSTALL PARKING BRAKE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY

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10. CONNECT NO. 2 PARKING BRAKE WIRE ASSEMBLY

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11. CONNECT REAR FLEXIBLE HOSE

(a) Connect the rear flexible hose to the rear disc brake cylinder assembly with a new union bolt and a new gasket.

Torque:

29 N·m {296 kgf·cm, 21 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

Install the rear flexible hose lock securely into the lock hole in the rear disc brake cylinder assembly.

12. CONNECT CABLE TO NEGATIVE AUXILIARY BATTERY TERMINAL (for HV Model)

(a) Connect the reservoir level switch connector.

(b) Connect the cable to the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal.

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(c) Perform the following procedure if air bleeding is not necessary:

(1) Turn the power switch on (READY).

(2) Depress the brake pedal and release it.

(3) Clear the DTCs.

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13. BLEED BRAKE LINE

for Gasoline Model: Click here

for HV Model: Click here

14. BLEED REAR DISC BRAKE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY (for Gasoline Model)

CAUTION:

If the rear disc brake cylinder assembly has been disassembled, perform air bleeding for the rear disc brake cylinder assembly.

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.
  • While performing air bleeding of the rear disc brake cylinder assembly, the bolts can be reused during the bleeding procedure. After air bleeding is complete, replace the bolts with new ones.

(a) Perform the procedure to enter rear disc brake pad replacement mode 5 times.

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(b) Release the parking brake.

(c) Disconnect the No. 2 parking brake wire assembly connector from the parking brake actuator assembly.

(d) Hold the 2 rear disc brake cylinder slide pins and remove the 2 bolts and separate the rear disc brake cylinder assembly from the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.(*1)

*a

Turn

*b

Hold

(e) Hold the rear disc brake cylinder assembly horizontally, then tilt it 45° toward the bleeder plug side as shown in the illustration.(*2)

(f) Temporarily install the rear disc brake cylinder assembly to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting with the 2 bolts.(*3)

(g) Remove the brake master cylinder reservoir filler cap assembly.

(h) Add brake fluid to keep the level between the MIN and MAX lines of the reservoir while bleeding the brakes.

NOTICE:

  • Make sure that there is sufficient brake fluid in the reservoir.
  • Do not remove the filter from the brake master cylinder reservoir assembly and be sure to fill the brake master cylinder reservoir assembly with new brake fluid to avoid any potential contamination of the brake system. Contamination, for example by dirt particles or mineral oil, could lead to functional brake problems.
  • If brake fluid leaks onto any painted surface, immediately wash it off.

(i) Remove the rear disc brake bleeder plug cap.

(j) Connect a vinyl tube to the rear disc brake bleeder plug.

(k) Depress the brake pedal several times, and then loosen the rear disc brake bleeder plug with the pedal depressed.(*4)

(l) When fluid stops coming out, tighten the rear disc brake bleeder plug and release the brake pedal.(*5)

NOTICE:

Repeat steps (*4) through (*5) until there are no signs of air in the brake fluid.

(m) Repeat steps (*1) through (*5) 3 times.

NOTICE:

If there is still air in the system after performing steps (*1) through (*5) 3 times, repeat the steps (*1) through (*5) until the air has been bled.

(n) Tighten the rear disc brake bleeder plug completely.

Torque:

8.3 N·m {85 kgf·cm, 73 in·lbf}

(o) Install the rear disc brake bleeder plug cap.

(p) Hold the 2 rear disc brake cylinder slide pins, and install the rear disc brake cylinder assembly to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting with 2 new bolts.

Torque:

34.3 N·m {350 kgf·cm, 25 ft·lbf}

(q) Connect the No. 2 parking brake wire assembly connector to the parking brake actuator assembly.

(r) Inspect for brake fluid leaks.

(s) Inspect the brake fluid level in the reservoir.

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(t) Install the brake master cylinder reservoir filler cap assembly.

15. BLEED REAR DISC BRAKE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY (for HV Model)

CAUTION:

If the rear disc brake cylinder assembly has been disassembled, perform air bleeding for the rear disc brake cylinder assembly.

NOTICE:

  • Perform air bleeding while maintaining the brake fluid level between the MAX and MIN lines on the brake fluid reservoir.
  • Do not allow brake fluid to contact any painted surface. If brake fluid leaks onto any painted surface, immediately wash it off.

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.
  • While performing air bleeding of the rear disc brake cylinder assembly, the bolts can be reused during the bleeding procedure. After air bleeding is complete, replace the bolts with new ones.

(a) Perform the procedure to enter rear disc brake pad replacement mode 5 times.

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(b) Release the parking brake.

(c) Force air within the rear disk brake cylinder assembly to accumulate at the rear disk brake bleeder plug.(*1)

(1) Disable brake control.

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(2) Disconnect the No. 2 parking brake wire assembly connector.

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(3) Hold the 2 rear disc brake cylinder slide pins and remove the 2 bolts and separate the rear disc brake cylinder assembly from the rear disc brake cylinder mounting.

*a

Turn

*b

Hold

(4) Hold the rear disc brake cylinder assembly horizontally, then tilt it 45° toward the bleeder plug side as shown in the illustration.

(5) Temporarily install the rear disc brake cylinder assembly to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting with the 2 bolts.

(6) Connect the No. 2 parking brake wire assembly connector.

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(7) Connect the reservoir level switch connector.

(8) Connect the cable to the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal.

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(9) Turn the power switch on (READY).

(10) Depress the brake pedal and release it.

(11) Apply the parking brake.

(d) Enter ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode.(*2)

NOTICE:

  • Performing the following procedure enters ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode without using the Techstream.
  • ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode allows the brake lines to be bled without using the Techstream.
  • The brake warning light blinks (yellow) to indicate that ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode is selected.
  • Be sure to confirm that the brake warning light is blinking (yellow) throughout the brake line bleeding procedure.
  • If any of the following conditions are met, ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode is canceled and the brake warning light (yellow) turns off. Do not allow ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode to be canceled while bleeding the brake lines or DTCs may be stored.

    The shift lever is moved from P to any other position.

    The power switch is turned on (READY).

    The power switch is turned off.

    The parking brake is released.

    The vehicle speed is more than 0 km/h (0 mph).

  • Do not rotate any brake disc while ECB (Electronically Controlled Brake system) Invalid Mode is selected.
  • Although the brake warning light (yellow) will blink and a buzzer will sound while performing brake line bleeding, this is not a malfunction.

(1) Perform the procedure listed below within 1 minute.

  1. Turn the power switch on (IG) with the shift lever in P and parking brake applied.
  2. Move the shift lever to N and then depress the brake pedal more than 8 times within 5 seconds.
  3. Move the shift lever to P and then depress the brake pedal more than 8 times within 5 seconds.
  4. Move the shift lever to N and then depress the brake pedal more than 8 times within 5 seconds.
  5. Move the shift lever to P.

(2) Check that the brake warning light is blinking (yellow).

*a

Brake Warning Light (Yellow)

(e) Bleed the brake line.(*3)

(1) Remove the brake master cylinder reservoir filler cap assembly.

(2) Remove the rear disc brake bleeder plug cap.

(3) Connect a vinyl tube to the rear disc brake bleeder plug.

(4) Add brake fluid to the reservoir until the fluid level is between the MAX and MIN lines on the brake fluid reservoir.(*a)

(5) Depress the brake pedal several times, and then loosen the bleeder plug with the pedal depressed.(*b)

(6) When fluid stops coming out, tighten the rear disc brake bleeder plug and release the brake pedal.(*c)

(7) Repeat steps (*a) through (*c) until there are no signs of air in the brake fluid.

(f) Repeat steps (*1) through (*3) 3 times.

NOTICE:

If there is still air in the system after performing steps (*1) through (*3) 3 times, repeat the steps (*1) through (*3) until the air has been bled.

(g) Tighten the rear disc brake bleeder plug completely.

Torque:

8.3 N·m {85 kgf·cm, 73 in·lbf}

(h) Install the rear disc brake bleeder plug cap to the rear disc brake bleeder plug.

(i) Hold the 2 rear disc brake cylinder slide pins, and install the rear disc brake cylinder assembly to the rear disc brake cylinder mounting with 2 new bolts.

Torque:

34.3 N·m {350 kgf·cm, 25 ft·lbf}

(j) Inspect for brake fluid leaks.

(k) Adjust the brake fluid level in the reservoir.

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(l) Install the brake master cylinder reservoir filler cap assembly.

(m) Turn the power switch off.

(n) Clear the DTCs.

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16. INSTALL REAR WHEEL

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17. NORMAL CONDITION RECOVERY

for HV Model: Click here

for Gasoline Model: Click here

    Inspection

    Reassembly

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