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Removing rear brake pads on gmc yukon xl 2000

I have tryed to loosen the top and bottom bolts on the caliper but it seems as if these to bolts are just guides for the caliper to run on. Do i need to take the whole thing off the back I meen the whole brake caliper and housing assyembly. On my ford and other trucks the caliper just loosen the top and remove the bottom bolt and the carriers swings out and you can change the pads fast but on this truck i am puzzled please help thanks

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Take a pair of pliers and hold the inter side of the guide and turn the bolt. the bolts is only 8mm w x 25mm L. this will allow you to remove the calipers.

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YOU need to use a wrench to hold the slide rt inside caliper it is usually a 16mm some are 18mm then remove your 12mm bolt

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How to disassemble the rear end in a 2000 gmc yukon and how to remove axles


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  2. Loosen the lug nuts on the wheel and tire assemblies but do not remove the lug nuts
  3. Raise and support the vehicle
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On 2001 gmc yukon rear disc brakes after u loosn the bolts on the caliper do they come all the way out and do u have to remove the bracket that holds the caliper on


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Try an open-ended wrench (on my 2001 Yukon XL on the rear, it was a 5/8") that is just inside the bolt head (bolt retainer) on the caliper -both top and bottom bolt. If you have that same config, the bolt retainer is just spinning when you are turning the bolt head. The wrench will allow you to put leverage on the retainer, and the bolt will come out quickly, as it is a short bolt.

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