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Front brakes antirattle installation clips...

We are replacing frt pads annd discs on our 1999 escort sw, people have removed the clips for retaining antirattke springs and we are looking for the proper way to install these upper and lower metallic flats clips...

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Install them the same way you would any other clip. if you dotn knwo hwo to see a mechanic and they will show you hands on without charge.

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What tools needed to replace front brake pads & rotors


Brake Pads
Removal & Installation
Front





3.4L front disc brake assembly
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4.0L and 4.7L front disc brake assembly
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To Remove:


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of
    this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Front wheel
    • Clip, 2 caliper pins, the anti-rattle spring then remove the 2 brake pads
      and the 4 anti-squeal shims

To Install:

CAUTION
Only replace brake pads on 1 side of the
vehicle at a time. Failure to use this procedure could cause the caliper pistons
on the opposite side of the vehicle to pop out requiring the reconditioning or
replacement of the brake caliper.


  1. Remove a small amount of brake fluid from the master cylinder.
  2. Install a used brake pad into the caliper and compress the caliper pistons.
  3. Apply disc brake grease to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shims.
  4. Install or connect the following:

    • Anti-squeal shims to the new brake pads
      NOTE: When replacing worn pads, the anti-squeal shims must be replaced
      together with the pads.

    • 2 brake pads
    • Anti-rattle spring and the 2 caliper pins
    • Clip
    • Front wheel

  5. Depress the brake pedal several times to seat the brake pads.
  6. Check the brake fluid level and top off as needed.

Rear
To Remove:


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of
    this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Rear wheel






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    • 2 cylinder slide pins from rear caliper assembly
    • Caliper assembly from rear caliper mounting
    • 2 brake pads with anti-squeal shims from rear caliper mounting
    • 2 anti-squeal shims from each disc brake pads
    • Pad wear indicator plate from the inner side disc brake pad
    • 4 pad support plates from the rear caliper mounting

To Install:


  1. Install or connect the following:

    • 4 pad support plates on the rear caliper mounting
    • Pad wear indicator plate on the inside brake pad
      Note: Install the pad wear indicator facing downward.

    • Anti-squeal shims on each brake pad
    • 2 disc brake pads with anti-squeal shims to the caliper assembly

  2. Apply lithium soap base glycol grease to the sliding part of 2 caliper slide
    pins.
  3. Install or connect the following:

    • Disc brake caliper assembly with 2 caliper slide pins
    • Torque to 65 ft-lbs (88 Nm)
    • Rear wheel

  4. Depress the brake pedal several times to seat the brake pads.
  5. Check the brake fluid level and top off as needed.
--- Removal & Installation
Front
To Remove:


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of
    this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Front wheel
    • Front brake caliper assembly

  3. Make matchmarks on the disc and the axle hub.
  4. Remove the front disc.

To Install:


  1. Align matchmarks and disc onto axle hub.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    • Front brake caliper assembly with the 2 bolts

      1. Torque to 90 ft-lbs (123 Nm)

    • Front wheel

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Remove brake fluid from the master cylinder brake fluid reservoir until the reservoir is approximately 1/2 full. Discard the removed fluid.
  1. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle. Remove the front wheels.
    1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    2. Front brake caliper guide pin bolts
    • Brake caliper by slowly sliding it up and off the adapter and brake rotor. Support the caliper out of the way with a strong piece of wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose or damage to the brake hose will result.
    1. If necessary, compress the caliper piston into the bore using a C-clamp. Insert a suitable piece of wood between the C-clamp and caliper piston to protect the piston.
    2. Outboard disc brake pad from the caliper by prying the brake pad retaining clip over the raised area on the caliper. Slide the brake pad down and off the caliper.
    • Inboard disc brake pad from the caliper by pulling the brake pad away from the caliper piston until the retaining clip on the pad is free from the caliper piston cavity
  • To install:
    1. Be sure the caliper piston has been completely retracted into the piston bore of the caliper assembly. This is required when installing the brake caliper equipped with new brake pads.
    2. If equipped, remove the protective paper from the noise suppression gaskets on the new disc brake pads.
    3. Install or connect the following:
      • New inboard disc brake pad into the caliper piston by pressing the pad firmly into the cavity of the caliper piston. Be sure the new inboard brake pad is seated squarely against the face of the brake caliper piston.
      • Outboard disc brake pad by sliding it onto the caliper assembly
      • Brake caliper assembly over the brake rotor and onto the steering knuckle adapter
      • Caliper guide pin bolts and torque to: 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm) on 2002–04 models or 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm) on 2005 models
      • Front. Apply the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained.
    4. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add fluid as necessary. Road-test the vehicle.

    For the rotors:

    1. Remove brake fluid from the master cylinder brake fluid reservoir until the reservoir is approximately 1/2 full. Discard the removed fluid.
    2. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle. Remove the front wheels.
    1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    2. Front brake caliper guide pin bolts
    • Brake caliper by slowly sliding it up and off the adapter and brake rotor. Support the caliper out of the way with a strong piece of wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose or damage to the brake hose will result.
    1. If necessary, compress the caliper piston into the bore using a C-clamp. Insert a suitable piece of wood between the C-clamp and caliper piston to protect the piston.
    2. Outboard disc brake pad from the caliper by prying the brake pad retaining clip over the raised area on the caliper. Slide the brake pad down and off the caliper.
    • Inboard disc brake pad from the caliper by pulling the brake pad away from the caliper piston until the retaining clip on the pad is free from the caliper piston cavity
  • To install:
    1. Be sure the caliper piston has been completely retracted into the piston bore of the caliper assembly. This is required when installing the brake caliper equipped with new brake pads.
    2. If equipped, remove the protective paper from the noise suppression gaskets on the new disc brake pads.
    3. Install or connect the following:
      • New inboard disc brake pad into the caliper piston by pressing the pad firmly into the cavity of the caliper piston. Be sure the new inboard brake pad is seated squarely against the face of the brake caliper piston.
      • Outboard disc brake pad by sliding it onto the caliper assembly
      • Brake caliper assembly over the brake rotor and onto the steering knuckle adapter
      • Caliper guide pin bolts and torque to: 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm) on 2002–04 models or 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm) on 2005 models
      • Front. Apply the brake pedal several times until a firm pedal is obtained.
    4. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add fluid as necessary. Road-test the vehicle.

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    THIS IS FREE INFORMATION...FROM WF Pads Removal
    1. WARNING: Asbestos fiber dust may be present on brake and clutch assemblies and is hazardous to health if inhaled.

      Brake and clutch assemblies should be cleaned using a vacuum cleaner recommended for use with asbestos fibers such as brake/clutch/service vacuum. The bag must be labeled per osha instructions, sealed, and the trash hauler notified as to the bag's contents.

      If a vacuum suitable for asbestos is not available, cleaning should be done wet. If dust generation is still possible, technicians should wear government-approved toxic dust purifying respirators.

    1. Raise and support the vehicle.
    2.Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    3.Remove the W-spring.

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    4.Remove the M-spring.

    d85663c.gif 5.Remove the disc brake caliper locating pins (2B296). b3aeaa2.gif 6.Remove the front disc brake pads and shims from the disc brake caliper (2B120).

    0bc00cf.gif 7.Compress the caliper piston completely into its BORE 1cfadfa.gif NOTE: Apply a thin layer of Silicone Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound D7AZ-19A331-A Motorcraft WA-10 or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESE-M1C171-A to both sides of the perforated shim only.

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    REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Brake Pads Removal
    syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If brake fluid is spilt on the paintwork, the affected area must be immediately washed down with cold water.
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    1. Remove the wheel.
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    1. Detach the outer brake pad retaining clip.
    1. NOTE: Pull the caliper outwards to release the piston.
      Detach the caliper.
      1. Remove the bolt covers.
      1. Remove the bolts.
    1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Suspend the caliper to prevent load being placed on the brake hose.
      Support the brake calipers.
    1. Lift the outer pad retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
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    1. Remove the inner brake pad.
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    1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If the caliper piston is retracted into the housing, brake fluid will be displaced from the master cylinder.
      Fully retract the caliper piston.
    1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure the brake disc faces are clean before installation.
      Install the inner brake pad.
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      Install the outer brake pad.
    1. Push the outer retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
    1. Install the caliper.
      1. Install the bolts.
      1. Install the bolt covers.
    1. Install the brake hose onto the support bracket.
    1. Locate the outer pad retaining clip.
    1. Install the wheels.
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    Older brake pads or shoes may contain asbestos, which has been determined to be cancer causing agent. Never clean the brake surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any brake surface! When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.
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    2. Raise and safely support the of the vehicle. Remove the wheels.
    3. Remove the brake caliper assembly that requires brake pad replacement.
    4. Support the caliper out of the way with a strong piece of wire. Do not let the caliper hang by the brake hose or damage to the brake hose will result.
    5. If necessary, compress the caliper piston into the bore using a C-clamp. Insert a suitable piece of wood between the C-clamp and caliper piston to protect the piston.
    6. Remove the outboard disc brake pad from the caliper by prying the brake pad retaining clip over the raised area on the caliper. Slide the brake pad down and off the caliper.
    7. Remove the inboard disc brake pad from the caliper by pulling the brake pad away from the caliper piston until the retaining clip on the pad is free from the caliper piston cavity.
    To install:
    1. Be sure the caliper piston has been completely retracted into the piston bore of the caliper assembly. This is required when installing the brake caliper equipped with new brake pads.
    2. If equipped, remove the protective paper from the noise suppression gaskets on the new disc brake pads.
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    4. Install the outboard disc brake pad by sliding it onto the caliper assembly.
    5. Install the brake caliper assembly.
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    7. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder and add fluid as necessary. Road test the vehicle.
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    Brake Pads Replacement - Front

    Removal Procedure

    Caution: Refer to Brake Dust Caution in Service Precautions.

    1. Inspect the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir.
    2. If the brake fluid is midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, no brake fluid needs to be removed from the reservoir before proceeding.
    3. If the brake fluid level is higher than midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, remove the brake fluid with appropriate tool to the midway point before proceeding.
    4. Raise the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
    5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.

    1. Compress the front brake caliper piston.
    6.1. Install a large C-clamp over the top of the brake caliper housing and against the back of the outboard brake pad. 6.2. Slowly tighten the C-clamp until the piston pushes into the brake caliper enough to slide the brake caliper off the rotor. 6.3. Remove the C-clamp from the brake caliper.
    1. Remove the lower mounting bolt from the slide pin.
    2. Rotate the brake caliper upward until it stops.
    3. Remove the outboard brake pad.
    4. Remove the inboard brake pad.
    5. Remove the brake pad retaining clips from the brake caliper mounting bracket.
    6. Remove the brake pad retaining clip from the brake caliper.
    7. Remove all foreign material from the brake caliper using denatured alcohol.
    Installation Procedure

    Important: When installing new brake pads, DO NOT reuse the old retaining clips for the brake pad. Use only NEW brake pad retaining clips.


    1. Install the brake pad retaining clips to the brake caliper mounting bracket.
    2. Install the brake pad retaining clip to the brake caliper.
    3. Ensure that the brake pad retaining clip in the brake caliper is properly seated.
    4. Install the inboard brake pad.
    5. Install the outboard brake pad.
    6. Rotate the brake caliper down into position.


    Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

    1. Install the lower brake caliper mounting bolt.
      • Tighten the brake caliper mounting bolt to 51 Nm (38 ft. lbs.) .
    1. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
    2. Lower the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
    3. Fill the brake master cylinder reservoir. Caution: Refer to Firm Brake Pedal Caution in Service Precautions.
    4. Pump the brake pedal slowly and firmly to seat the brake pads.
    5. Burnish the new brake pads.



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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Front Brakes
    1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    3. Unfasten the disc brake caliper retaining bolts.
    4. Remove the disc brake caliper and secure the caliper aside with mechanic's wire. Do not disconnect the brake hose.
    5. Pull the brake rotor from the hub.
    6. Inspect the rotor and refinish or replace, as necessary. If refinishing, the minimum thickness rotor thickness is stamped on the brake rotor.
    7. To install:
    8. Place the brake rotor to the hub. Make sure the mating surfaces are free of rust which may prevent the brake rotor from seating properly.
    9. Remove the mechanic's wire and position the brake caliper.
    10. Install the brake caliper retaining bolts to specification.
    11. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
    12. Lower the vehicle.
    13. Pump the brake pedal several times to position the brake pads before moving the vehicle.
    14. Road test the vehicle and check the brake system for proper operation.
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    It sounds like your hub/rotor is froze on....you'll need to apply some penetrant in the lug stud areas as wells as the area where the rotor mates to the axle hub.

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    Installation
    1. s1y~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If the caliper piston is retracted into the housing, brake fluid will be displaced from the master cylinder.
      Fully retract the caliper piston.
    1. s1y~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure the brake disc faces are clean before installation.
      Install the inner brake pad.
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    2. Fully retract the caliper piston
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    3. Install the outer brake pad.

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    1. Push the outer retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
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    1. Install the caliper.
      1. Install the bolts.
      1. Install the bolt covers.
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    1. Install the brake hose onto the support bracket.
    1. Locate the outer pad retaining clip.
    1. Install the wheels.
    1. Check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir.

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