Rear Caliper Dust Boot and Friction Boot Damage
Check that the dust boot [A] and friction boot [B] are not
cracked, worn, swollen, or otherwise damaged.
If they show any damage, replace it.
Caliper Piston and Cylinder Damage
Visually inspect the pistons [A] and cylinder surfaces [B].
Replace the caliper if the cylinder and piston are badly
scores or rusty.
Rear Caliper Holder Shaft Wear
The caliper body must slide smoothly on the caliper holder
shafts [A]. If the body does not slide smoothly, one pad will
wear more than the other, pad wear will increase, and con-
stant drag on the disc will raise brake and brake fluid tem-
Check to see that the caliper holder shafts are not badly
worn or stepped, and that the rubber friction boots are not
If the rubber friction boot is damaged, replace the rubber
friction boot. To replace the friction boot, remove the pads
and the caliper bracket.
If the caliper holder shaft is damage, replace the caliper