When to replace the Brake Pads on your TOYOTA LAND CRUISER
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 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), 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_) 4.0 (GRJ120), 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 rear brake pads / rear brake pad set on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER PRADO 3 (J120) [AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Brake Pads for LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) and other TOYOTA models
Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Anti-squeal paste
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Brake caliper wind back tool
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – 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 rear 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 caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. 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. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Brake Pads on Prado 120 2003 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125) by yourself
    Remove the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  12. Step 12
    Remove the retaining springs of the brake pads.
    Step 13
    LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D (LJ120, LJ125) 2004 Brake Pads DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake caliper bracket from dirt and dust. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. Professionals recommend:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  13. Step 14
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    Install the retaining springs of the brake pads.
  14. Step 15
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a wire brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Toyota Prado J120. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Brake Pads on TOYOTA LAND CRUISER (KDJ12_, GRJ12_) 3.0 D-4D (KDJ120, KDJ125, KDJ121) 2007 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
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