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In this tutorial, we learn how to check the brake pads on a 2008 Dodge Caravan, check the thickness of the brake pads on the
car to see if they are thick enough. The rear pad is surrounded by a
gold piece called the "shoe" and the rotor. The front pad has to be
inspected by laying on your back and looking for the pad to see how
thick it is. If the thickness is not enough, you need to replace it as
soon as possible. Make sure the brake pads are up to t
Replace the front pads and turn the front rotors... Have your mechanic also check the calipers ... If this is a do it yourself job make sure you use antisieze around the moving parts. WARNING- DO NOT GET ANTISIEZE ON ANY BRAKE PAD OR ROTOR SURFACES!!!!!!!
sounds like the pads were either installed wrong or your forgot the have the rotors ground down. grinding down the rotors would have taken out any extra vibration. if the rotors arent ground flat, the pads will cause vibration as they seat against the uneven surface of the rotors. the clicking indicates that the brake calipher was not secured and is hitting the wheel when the brakes are applied. PLEASE Get a Manual from chiltons or haynes for your car they will help you change your pads and rotors more efficently.
according to the service manual there are two bolts hold the caliber to tthe adapter plate and the caliper should roll up and out. the only problem i could imagine is if the pads are hanging in the adapter