Filed Under (Honda) by admin on 12-10-2010
SYMPTOM When the brakes are applied normally, the driver feels a juddering vibration through the steering wheel or brake pedal, and/or hears a squealing noise.CORRECTIVE ACTION Refinish the front brake discs, and install new brake pads with V-springs. NOTE: If the vehicle already has V springs and the NS263H or NF87P brake pads installed, this service bulletin does not apply. Proceed with normal troubleshooting. REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Remove some brake fluid from the master cylinder. 2. Raise and support the vehicle. 3. Remove the front wheels. 4. Remove the front brake hose mounting bolt. BRAKE HOSE MOUNTING BOLT FLANGE BOLT7. Check the brake disc thickness. Maximum refinishing limit: 26.0 mm (1.02 in) 8. If the disc is within the service limit for refinishing, refinish it with a Honda-approved, commercially available on-car brake lathe. If the disc is not within the service limit, replace the disc. 9. Apply a thin coat of M-77 assembly paste to the retainer mating surface of the caliper bracket. 10. Install the pad retainers, then wipe off any excess assembly paste. 11. Mount the brake caliper piston compressor tool on the caliper body. 12. Press in the piston with the compressor tool so the caliper will fit over the brake pads. Make sure the piston boot is in position to prevent damaging it when pivoting the caliper down.