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Lexus ES: Installation

INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • Because the left and right front flexible hoses are not interchangeable, verify the part number when installing the front flexible hoses.
  • When reusing the front flexible hoses, use the identification marks created during removal to install each front flexible hose to its original position.

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL FRONT FLEXIBLE HOSE

NOTICE:

When installing the front flexible hose, minimize twisting of the hose.

(a) Install the front flexible hose with a new clip.

NOTICE:

  • Install the clip as far as it will go.
  • When installing the front flexible hose, face the identification mark to the outside of the vehicle.

*a

Identification Mark

*b

Torque Wrench Fulcrum Length

*c

Union Nut Wrench

(b) Using a union nut wrench, connect the brake line to the front flexible hose while holding the front flexible hose with a wrench.

Torque:

Specified tightening torque :

15.2 N·m {155 kgf·cm, 11 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

  • Do not kink or damage the brake line.
  • Do not allow any foreign matter such as dirt or dust to enter the brake line from the connecting parts.

HINT:

  • Calculate the torque wrench reading when changing the fulcrum length of the torque wrench.

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  • When using a union nut wrench (fulcrum length of 22 mm (0.866 in.)) + torque wrench (fulcrum length of 162 mm (6.38 in.)):

    13.4 N*m (137 kgf*cm, 10 ft.*lbf)

(c) Engage the 2 hooks to install the front speed sensor clamp bracket.

Hook

NOTICE:

Do not twist the front speed sensor wire harness when installing it.

(d) Install the front flexible hose and front speed sensor to the front shock absorber assembly with the bolt.

Torque:

29 N·m {296 kgf·cm, 21 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

Do not twist the front flexible hose when installing it.

(e) Connect the front flexible hose to the front disc brake cylinder assembly with a new union bolt and a new gasket.

Torque:

29.4 N·m {300 kgf·cm, 22 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

  • Install the front flexible hose lock securely into the lock hole in the front disc brake cylinder assembly.
  • Do not twist the front flexible hose when installing it.

2. CONNECT CABLE TO NEGATIVE AUXILIARY BATTERY TERMINAL (for HV Model)

(a) Connect the reservoir level switch connector.

(b) Connect the cable to the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal.

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3. BLEED BRAKE LINE

for HV Model: Click here

for Gasoline Model: Click here

4. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

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