This is for all Honda Accord DIYers who plan to work on their Accords. The entire braking system is one of many safety equipment on your car, working and maintaining them is very critical to ensure a safe car. The exploded diagrams shown below are to give all owners the correct procedure in dismantling and assembling whilst working on the braking system. However the most important part is to get the correct torque setting for all the fasteners. Tightening these vital fasteners to their recommended torque setting with a torque wrench will ensure the brakes are fitted and maintained as per manufacturer guidelines.
You will never have any nasty surprises of calliper falling off their carriers,unwanted noises,bolts shearing off nor will you do any damage to any of the components if you work within these parameters. The biggest source of braking problems is guess work, incorrect procedure or tightening the fasteners in an uneven manner which will cause invisible long term damage.
The advantages of tighten fasteners with a torque wrench are embed into the hyper-links above which give the whole picture.
Brake Bleeding Sequence
if you are planning to bleed your cars brake fluid please refer to this bled sequence diagram, to fully flush the system of all the old brake fluid you will require 2 litres of Genuine Honda brake fluid .
The 8th Generation Accord Saloons and Tourers Front Single Piston Type
This is applicable for chassis codes CU1,CU3,CW1 & CW3 with N22B1
The 8th Generation Accord Saloons and Tourers Dual Single Piston Type
This is applicable for chassis codes CU2,CW2,CW3 & CU3 with N22B2
Make sure that the caliper pins are installed correctly. Upper caliper pin A and lower caliper pin B are different. If these caliper pins are installed in the wrong location, it will cause vibration, uneven or rapid pad wear, and possibly uneven tyre wear
The 8th Generation Accord Tourers Rear
This is applicable for CW1, CW2 & CW3 chassis code
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Vital Brakes Maintenance Information