Toyota Tundra Service Manual: Replacement

REPLACEMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • Perform fluid replacement with the parking brake applied.
  • Perform fluid replacement while maintaining the brake fluid level between the MIN/MAX level on the brake fluid reservoir.
  • Do not allow brake fluid to contact the vehicle's paint surfaces. If contact occurs, clean it off immediately.
  • Add fluid to the brake fluid reservoir as necessary so that the fluid does not decrease below the MIN level.

PROCEDURE

1. REPLACE BRAKE FLUID

(a) Replace the brake fluid.

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

(2) Add brake fluid into the reservoir between MAX and MIN level on the brake fluid reservoir.

Brake fluid:

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No. 116 DOT3

(3) Connect a vinyl tube to the bleeder plug of the front disc brake cylinder RH.

(4) Depress the brake pedal several times, and then loosen the bleeder plug with the pedal depressed.*1

(5) When fluid stops coming out, tighten the bleeder plug, and then release the brake pedal.*2

(6) Repeat *1 and *2 until all the air in the brake fluid is completely bled out and the new brake fluid comes out.

(7) Tighten the bleeder plug completely.

Torque:

11 N·m {110 kgf·cm, 8 ft·lbf}

(8) Replace the brake fluid from the front disc brake cylinder LH using the same procedure as for RH.

(9) Connect a vinyl tube to the bleeder plug of the rear disc brake cylinder RH.

(10) Depress the brake pedal several times, and then loosen the bleeder plug with the pedal depressed.*1

(11) When fluid stops coming out, tighten the bleeder plug, and then release the brake pedal.*2

(12) Repeat *1 and *2 until all the air in the brake fluid is completely bled out and the new brake fluid comes out.

(13) Tighten the bleeder plug completely.

Torque:

11 N·m {110 kgf·cm, 8 ft·lbf}

(14) Replace the brake fluid from the rear disc brake cylinder LH using the same procedure as for RH.

(b) Check and bleed brake system.

(1) If the following malfunction symptoms occur, air may have entered the brake fluid line. Perform the following air bleed procedures.

  • Low pedal or spongy pedal.
  • Brake pedal is depressed firmly but braking is insufficient.

(c) Inspect for the brake fluid leak.

(d) Check and adjust brake fluid level in reservoir (See page ).

    On-vehicle Inspection

    Brake Master Cylinder

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