Brake System - BR1 BRAKE BRAKE SYSTEM BRAKE SYSTEM BR06101 PRECAUTION 1 2 3 Care must be taken to replace each part properly as it could affect the

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BR061–01 BRAKE BRAKE SYSTEM BR–1 1116 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) BRAKE SYSTEM PRECAUTION 1. Care must be taken to replace each part properly as it could affect the performance of the brake system and result in a driving hazard. Replace the parts with parts have the same part number or equivalent. 2. It is very important to keep parts and the area clean when repairing the brake system. 3. If the vehicle is equipped with a mobile communication system, refer to the precautions in the IN section.
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BR062–01 BR–2 BRAKE TROUBLESHOOTING 1117 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE Use the table below to help you find the cause of the problem. The numbers indicate the priority of the likely cause of the problem. Check each part in order. If necessary, replace these parts. Symptom Suspect Area See page Lower pedal or spongy pedal 1. Brake system (Fluid leaks) 2. Brake system (Air in) 3. Piston seals (Worn or damaged) 4. Master cylinder (Faulty) 5. Booster push rod (Out of adjustment) DI–269 DI–321 BR–4 BR–26 BR–35 BR–12 BR–22 Brake drag 1. Brake pedal freeplay (Minimal) 2. Parking brake pedal travel (Out of adjustment) 3. Parking brake wire (Sticking) 4. Rear brake shoe clearance (Out of adjustment) 5. Pad (Cracked or distorted) 6. Piston (Stuck) 7. Piston (Frozen) 8. Tension or return spring (Faulty) 9. Booster push rod (Out of adjustment) 10. Vacuum leaks for booster system 11. Master cylinder (Faulty) BR–6 BR–8 BR–44 BR–23 BR–32 BR–26 BR–35 BR–26 BR–35 BR–41 BR–22 BR–20 BR–12 Brake pull 1. Piston (Stuck) 2. Pad (Oily) 3. Piston (Frozen) 4. Disc (Scored) 5. Pad (Cracked or distorted) BR–26 BR–35 BR–23 BR–32 BR–26 BR–35 BR–26 BR–35 BR–23 BR–32 Hard pedal but brake inefficient 1. Brake system (Fluid leaks) 2. Brake system (Air in) 3. Piston (Stuck) 4. Pad (Cracked or distorted) 5. Pad (Oily) 6. Pad (Glazed) 7. Disc (Scored) 8. Booster push rod (Out of adjustment) 9. Vacuum leaks for booster system DI–269 DI–321 BR–4 BR–26 BR–35 BR–23 BR–32 BR–23 BR–32 BR–23 BR–32 BR–26 BR–35 BR–22 BR–20
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BRAKE TROUBLESHOOTING BR–3 1118 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) Symptom Suspect Area See page Noise from brake 1. Pad (Cracked or distorted) 2. Installation bolt (Loosen) 3. Disc (Scored) 4. Pad support plate (Loosen) 5. Sliding pin (Worn) 6. Pad (Dirty) 7. Pad (Glazed) 8. Tension or return spring (Faulty) 9. Anti–squeal shim (Damage) 10. Hold–down spring (Damage) BR–23 BR–32 BR–26 BR–35 BR–26 BR–35 BR–23 BR–32 BR–26 BR–35 BR–23 BR–32 BR–23 BR–32 BR–41 BR–23 BR–32 BR–41
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BR063–01 R11401 R11402 R11403 R00699 BR–4 BRAKE BRAKE FLUID 1119 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) BRAKE FLUID BLEEDING HINT: If any work is done on the brake system or if air is suspected in the brake lines, bleed the system of air. NOTICE: Do not let brake fluid remain on a painted surface. Wash it off immediately. 1. FILL BRAKE RESERVOIR WITH BRAKE FLUID Check the fluid level in the reservoir after bleeding each wheel. Add fluid, if necessary.
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