When to replace the Brake Discs on your TOYOTA LAND CRUISER
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120_), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 (GRJ120, GRJ125, GRJ121), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 (GRJ120), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (TRJ120, TRJ125), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 2.7 (RZJ120, RZJ125), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D (KZJ120), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D (KDJ120, KZJ120), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D (KZJ120_), TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 V6 VVT-i (GRJ125) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake discs on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER PRADO 3 (J120) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Discs for LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) and other TOYOTA models
Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota Prado J120. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Pin punch
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota Prado J120. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Toyota Prado J120 in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake discs – Toyota Prado J120. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  3. Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  4. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Toyota Prado J120
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the brake pads fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Toyota Prado J120. Tip:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the brake pads retaining clips. Use a crowbar. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 9
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    Remove the retainer of the brake pads. Use a pin punch. Use a rubber mallet.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the retaining spring of the brake pads.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Brake Discs on Prado 120 2003 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125) by yourself
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
  13. Step 13
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    Clean the brake hose bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 14
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    Disconnect the brake hose mounting bracket. Use a drive socket #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 15
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 16
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  17. Step 17
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
  18. Step 18
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    Clean the brake disk surface. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 19
    Changing Brake Discs on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 4.0 (GRJ120, GRJ125, GRJ121) 2005 by yourself
    Remove the brake disc. Use a rubber mallet.
  20. Step 20
    How to remove TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 3.0 D (LJ120, LJ125) 2006 Brake Discs - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  21. Step 21
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    Install the brake disc.
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