When to replace the Brake Discs on your LEXUS RX
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 400h AWD (MHU38_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 400h (MHU38_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 350 (GSU30_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 350 AWD (GSU35_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 300 (MCU35_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 330 (MCU38_), LEXUS RX (MHU3_, GSU3_, MCU3_) 330 AWD (MCU38) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear brake discs on LEXUS RX400h 2 (XU30) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Flat Screwdriver
Rubber mallet
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. Tip:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Lexus RX XU30 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Lexus RX XU30 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
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    Press down the pop clips of the protective cover.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the protective cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the fuse box cover.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the ABS relay.
    Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. AUTODOC recommends:
    Remove the part in strict adherence to the car wiring diagram.
  7. Step 7
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  8. Step 8
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  9. Step 9
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the wheel.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Step 14
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #14.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 16
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    Remove the brake caliper. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. Professionals recommend:
    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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  17. Step 18
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 19
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 20
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  20. Step 21
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 22
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    Remove the brake disc. Use a rubber mallet.
  22. Step 23
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  23. Step 24
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    Install the brake disc.
  24. Step 25
    Changing of Brake Discs on Lexus RX XU30 2005 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake discs – Lexus RX XU30. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  25. Step 26
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    Install the brake caliper bracket.
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