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Replace brake pads and rotor on Lincoln LS 2000 front wheels.

Lincoln lS 2000, 6 cyl. The front wheel pads wore down to nothing. The rotors are grooved. Sure that I need to replace. What parts do I need? Shop and Parts Manual?

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    replace brake pads.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    replaced computer in my car now it will turn over but will not start security light is steady red not flashing and replaced the fuel pump and reset button is down

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New rotors and new brake pads ...
...full job would include loaded calipers with all new hardware ..if you pay attention to disassembly you will not need a service manual necessarly..all is logical and straightforward...but you are dealing with safety so be sure you are good before taking a drive ...good luck

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

  • DonC May 14, 2013

    new rotors, new break pads... new hardware loaded in the break pad guides and clean up and recompression of break pistons. After job is complete and wheels are put back on. went for the first test drive and the breaks soft at first (expected becaust of piston compression) the breaks give a slow pulsing feeling... still dont know where the issue is.

  • milespeed May 15, 2013

    pulse is usually warped rotors... and you should have pumped the brakes before driving , and bled the system to void any air .....any check engine or ABS light on?....is the steering whell oscillating at all? could be wheels/tires out of balance

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Did the dealership cause the ABS/AdvancTrac/Brake lights problem?


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I cant get the rear rotors to come off my 2000 lincoln ls


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I have a 2000 Lincoln LS. The right rear wheel is making a grinding/rubbing noise when I drive. It gets louder when I brake. I can hear it witht he window down just driving slowly in my neighborhood but...


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The Emergency brakes require removing the rear rotors to inspect the E brakes. The wheel bearings usually make a noise whether you use the brakes or not. If you want to replace the rear brakes you need to remove the wheel, then the Caliper, and then the Rotor.

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A lot of what the shops say is like Jibberish, if this is bad, if that is bad, but it is accurate. You need new Brake hardware, and shoes and pads. Calipers can be reused if they can be bled. Brake hoses and lines are Iffy, your vehicle is 10 years old, depends on Rust condition. E brake cables, may be good or bad, depends if they work.

I would not worry about the bearing until all the brake parts are accounted for.

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Rumbul nnoise in front when brakes are appled


The brake pad is worn down to the rivet that holds the pad to the base.
The metal rivets are in contact with the metal brake rotor.
Metal-against-metal...
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You should be able to see both front rotors w/o removing the wheels.
The rotor with rings like Saturn (the planet) is the one to replace.

Replace soon before the other rotor meets the same fate.

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