Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2007 (8) PDF | Page 12

BR-12
BRAKE TUBE AND HOSE
Revision: 2006 November 2007 350Z
BRAKE TUBE AND HOSE PFP:46300
Hydraulic Circuit NFS0000B
CAUTION:
? Make sure it does not twist or break when being attached.
? Make sure there is no interference with other parts when turning steering both clockwise and
counterclockwise.
? The brake tube is an important safety part. If a brake fluid leak is detected, always disassemble the
parts. Replace applicable part with a new one, if necessary.
? Do not let brake fluid come in contact with painted surfaces on the body. This might damage the
paint, so if it does come in contact, immediately wipe area and wash off with water.
? Do not bend or twist brake hose sharply, or strongly pull it.
? When removing components, cover connections so that no dirt, dust, or other foreign matter gets
in.
? Refill with new brake fluid ? DOT 3 ?.
? Do not reuse drained brake fluid.
Removal and Installation of the Front Brake Tube and Brake Hose (Other than
Brembo Calipers)
NFS0000C
REMOVAL
1. Drain brake fluid. Refer to BR-10, "Drain and Refill" .
2. Using a flare nut wrench, remove brake tube from brake hose.
3. Remove union bolt and remove the brake hose from the caliper assembly.
4. Remove the lock plate and nut, and remove the brake hose from the vehicle.
INSTALLATION
1. Attach the brake hose to the vehicle and tighten the nut to the
specified torque.
NOTE:
When removed bracket attaching the bolt is tightened with provi-
sions torque.
2. Install brake hose by aligning with the protrusion on caliper
assembly, and tighten union bolts to the specified torque.
SFIA1869E
: 19.6 ? 23.5 Nm (2.0 ? 2.3 kg-m, 15 ? 17 ft-lb)
: 10.8 ? 15.6 Nm (1.1 ? 1.5 kg-m, 8 ? 11 ft-lb)
PFIA0230E