Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2007 (8) PDF | Page 14

BR-14
BRAKE TUBE AND HOSE
Revision: 2006 November 2007 350Z
INSTALLATION
1. Attach the brake hose L-pin to the caliper assembly positioning
hole and tighten the union bolt to the specified torque.
CAUTION:
Do not reuse the copper washer.
2. After securing the brake hose to the vehicle with the lock plate,
partially tighten the brake tube flare nut as far as possible by
hand and then tighten to the specified torque with flare nut crow-
foot and torque wrench.
3. Refill brake fluid and bleed air. Refer to BR-11, "
Bleeding Brake System" .
Removal and Installation of the Rear Brake Tube and Brake Hose (With Brembo
Calipers)
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REMOVAL
1. Drain brake fluid. Refer to BR-10, "Drain and Refill" .
2. Using a flare nut wrench, remove the brake tube from the brake hose.
3. Using a flare nut wrench, remove the caliper-side brake tube from the brake hose.
4. Remove the lock plate and bolt, and remove the brake hose from the vehicle.
INSTALLATION
1. Attach the brake hose to the vehicle and tighten the bolt to the
specified torque.
2. Attach the caliper-side brake tube to brake hose, partially tighten
the flare nut as far as possible by hand, then tighten it to the
specified torque with flare nut crowfoot and torque wrench.
3. Attach the brake hose to the brake tube, partially tighten the
flare nut as far as possible by hand, then secure to the bracket
with the lock plate.
4. Using a flare nut crowfoot and torque wrench, tighten the flare nut to the specified torque.
5. Refill brake fluid and bleed air. Refer to BR-11, "
Bleeding Brake System" .
Inspection after Installation NFS0000G
CAUTION:
If a leak is detected at the connections, retighten it or, if necessary, replace the damaged part.
1. Check hose, tube, and connections for fluid leaks, damage, twist, deformation, contact with other parts,
and loose connections.
2. While depressing pedal under a force of 785 N (80 kg, 177 lb) with engine running for approximately 5
seconds, check for fluid leakage from each part.
: 16.7 ? 19.6 Nm (1.7 ? 1.9 kg-m, 13 ? 14 ft-lb)
: 14.8 ? 17.6 Nm (1.5 ? 1.7 kg-m, 11 ? 12 ft-lb)
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: 19.6 ? 22.5 Nm (2.0 ? 2.2 kg-m, 15 ? 16 ft-lb)
: 14.8 ? 17.6 Nm (1.5 ? 1.7kg-m, 11 ? 12 ft-lb)
: 14.8 ? 17.6 Nm (1.5 ? 1.7 kg-m, 11 ? 12 ft-lb)
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