Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Brake

BRAKE

INSPECT BRAKE LINE PIPES AND HOSES

HINT:

Work in a well-lighted area. Turn the front wheels fully to the right or left before beginning the inspection.

(a) Using a mirror, check the entire circumference and length of the brake lines and hoses for:

  • Damage
  • Wear
  • Deformation
  • Cracks
  • Kinks
  • Corrosion
  • Leaks
  • Twists

(b) Check all the clamps for tightness and check the connections for leakage.

(c) Check that the hoses and lines are not near sharp edges, moving parts or the exhaust system.

(d) Check that the lines are installed properly and pass through the center of the grommets.

INSPECT BRAKE PEDAL

(a) Inspect the brake pedal.

for HV Model: Click here

for Gasoline Model: Click here

INSPECT PARKING BRAKE

(a) Inspect the parking brake.

INSPECT FRONT BRAKE

(a) Inspect the front brake pads and discs.

Click here

INSPECT REAR BRAKE PADS AND DISCS

(a) Inspect the rear brake pads and discs.

Click here

INSPECT OR CHANGE BRAKE FLUID

(a) Inspect or change the brake fluid.

for HV Model: Click here

for Gasoline Model: Click here

Fluid:

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No. 116 DOT3

SAE J1704 or FMVSS No. 116 DOT4

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 Chassis

CHASSIS INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE AND GEAR HOUSING (a) Inspect the steering wheel free play. Click here (b) Inspect the steering linkage for looseness or damage. (1) Check that the tie rod ends

 Body

BODY TIGHTEN BOLTS AND NUTS ON CHASSIS AND BODY (a) If necessary, tighten the bolts and nuts on the chassis parts listed below. Front axle and suspension Drivetrain Rear axle and sus

 Gf1a Transfer Oil

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 Components

COMPONENTS ILLUSTRATION *1 BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR FILLER CAP ASSEMBLY - - ILLUSTRATION *1 FRONT DISC BRAKE BLEEDER PLUG *2 FRONT DISC BRAKE BLEEDER PLUG CAP *3

 Freeze Frame Data

FREEZE FRAME DATA DESCRIPTION The ECM records vehicle and driving condition information as Freeze Frame Data the moment a DTC is stored. When troubleshooting, Freeze Frame Data can be helpful in determining whether the vehicle was moving or stationary, whether the engine was warmed up or not, whethe

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