Dodge Journey: Removal

Brakes
Fig. 56: BRAKE PEDAL HOLDING TOOL

1. Using a brake pedal holding tool as shown, depress the brake pedal past its first one inch (25 mm) of travel and hold it in this position. This will isolate the master cylinder from the brake hydraulic system and will not allow the brake fluid to drain out of the master cylinder reservoir when the lines are opened.

2. Raise and support the vehicle.

Brakes
Fig. 57: TIRE AND WHEEL MOUNTING

3. Remove the wheel mounting nuts (3), then the tire and wheel assembly.

Brakes
Fig. 58: BRAKE HOSE MOUNTING TO CALIPER

4. Remove the banjo bolt (3) connecting the brake flex hose (2) to the brake caliper (1). There are two washers (4) that will come off with the banjo bolt. Discard the washers. They should not be reused.

Brakes
Fig. 59: CALIPER GUIDE PIN BOLTS

CAUTION: When removing or installing a caliper guide pin bolt, it is necessary to hold the guide pin stationary while turning the bolt. Hold the guide pin stationary using a wrench placed upon the pin's hex-shaped head.

5. Remove the two brake caliper guide pin bolts (2, 3).

6. Slide the disc brake caliper (4) from the disc brake adapter bracket (1) and brake pads and remove.

    Disassembly, Assembly
    Disassembly NOTE: Before disassembling the brake caliper, remove it from the vehicle. NOTE: Before disassembling the brake caliper, clean and inspect it. WARNING: Under no condition sh ...

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    Installation
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    TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
    Two latches must be released to open the hood. 1. Pull the hood release lever located under the left side of the instrument panel. Hood Release 2. Outside of the vehicle, locate the safety latch ...

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