2009-2010 Honda CRF450r – Brake Pad Service

How To Change The Brake Pads On Your 2009 – 2010 Honda CRF450r.

2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service Featured ImageThe Tools You Will Need Are:

  • Flathead Screwdriver
  • 5mm Hex Wrench
  • 8mm Socket
  • Torque Wrench

The parts you will need are a set of brake pads for front and rear calipers.

If you don’t have your rebuild kit yet, you can get the one I am using HERE (link to RockymountainATVMC.com).

Changing your pads can cost between $5 and $25, depending on what pads you go with, and should take about 15 minutes.

Make sure to start your pad change with clean calipers!

Related: 2009-2010 Honda CRF450r – Rear Master Cylinder Service

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Brake Pad Removal:

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Start by removing the pad pin plug and pad pin from the caliper.2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Remove Pad Pin Plug2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Remove Pad Pin2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Remove Pad Pin Rear
Push your caliper in and out to make room, and the old pads should come right out.2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Remove Old Pads Rear

Clean & Inspect:

Unless something is damaged, the only thing you need to replace is your pads.
Brake Pad Installation:
When installing your new pads, you will not be able to see your outside pad, so you will have to feel for the pad retainer. And it will feel like this looks.2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Install Inside Pad Front
Place the outside pad fist, and hold it in place with the pin.2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Install Outside Pad And Pin Rear2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Install Outside Pad Front
Place the inside pad, then install the pad pin.2009 - 2010 Honda CRF450r - Brake Pad Service - Install Pad Pin Rear
Torque Specifications:
Pan Pins13 ft-lbs

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