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NEED TO KNOW HOW TO INSTALL A BRAKE HOSE ON 1999 MALIBU CANT GET RATCHET PAST A BOLT ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE ROTAR

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Use a box wrench, and don't over tighten.

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How to remove brake line from front caliper of 95 dodge neon


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What size bolt holds the brake and caliper on a 99 Volkswagon Passat


For front brake pads replacement you need only usually wrench set, inclusive 7 mm allen key also. But for rear brake pads replacement you need obligatory a special caliper piston pressing tool, in order to press back rear caliper piston with parking brake automatic adjustment!!!
For front brake pads. First you must verify yours front brake disc diameter: 280 mm or 288 mm. After that you can buy the brake pads (with wear sensor). For change front brake pads you must raise vehicle, remove wheels, extract the retaining spring of the caliper, and remove the caliper as follow:
1. Do not disconnect the brake hose from the caliper, and do not allow the caliper to hang by the brake hose!
2. Remove top and bottom caps (on back side of the caliper) for access to guide pins, then unbolt and remove them from the brake carrier. Remove the caliper.
3. Now you must thoroughly clean the brake calipers (free of grease).
4. Remove outer brake pad from brake carrier.
5. Pull inner brake pad out of brake caliper piston.
6. Check up the brake fluid level on the reservor, and emptying if neccessary!
7. Push piston back into brake caliper housing.
8. Install inner brake pad (with expanding spring) in brake caliper piston. (Arrow marked on pad - if exist, must point in direction of brake disc rotation when vehicle is moving forward).
9. Install outer brake pad into brake carrier.
10. Bolt brake caliper housing to brake carrier using two guide pins. Tightening torque is 25 Nm.
11. Install both caps.
12. Insert retaining spring into brake caliper housing. Important: Depress the brake pedal firmly several times while the car is stationary so that the brake pads adjust to their normal operating positions!!! Check brake fluid level and top up if neccessary!!!

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I have a 1999 lincoln continental and the front passenger side brake locks when driven for a while.


I just got a 1999 lincoln myself. And the front brakes locked up on it. Try to take off and it spit and sputter's. And floats around when try to stop. I replaced both brake calipers, pads, and one of the rotars. It had grooves wore in it. And changed the rubber hose going to the caliper. That is what the problem actually was. I noticed that the other side had already been changed beforre. But I wasn't sure. The caliper was rusted up where it got hot from rubbing. And it is posible for them to stick. Autozone $38 ea for calipers rebuilt. 40 for the pads. 20 for the rotar. And 35 for the hose. Now it drives like a dream.

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How do I remove the front brakes? Is there a special tool?


prev.gif next.gif Some GM Vehicles use aT-30 Torx bit, other use a regular hex head bolt with a ratchet tor remove the caliper. The following shows how to remove the caliper from the line. Brake Caliper Removal & Installation Front To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. If the brake fluid level is higher than midway between the maximum-full point and the minimum allowable level, remove brake fluid to the midway point before proceeding.
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
  5. Hand tighten 2 wheel lug nuts to retain the rotor to the hub.
  6. Install a large C-clamp over the brake caliper with the ends of the clamp against the rear of the caliper body and the outer brake pad.
  7. Tighten the C-clamp until the caliper piston is compressed into the bore enough to allow the piston to slide past the rotor and remove the C-clamp.
  8. Disconnect the brake line from the caliper and discard the two copper gaskets.
  9. Plug the brake line and the opening in the brake caliper. NOTE: On second design hardware, the upper caliper pin bolt has a bushing as part of the bolt. The lower caliper pin bolt is of a solid design.
  10. Remove the caliper pin bolts and the caliper from the bracket.
To Install:
  1. Replace any damaged caliper pin boots.
  2. If reusing the brake caliper pin bolts, wipe the old grease from the brake caliper pin bolts.
  3. On first design hardware apply high temperature silicone brake lubricant to the brake caliper pin bolts. On second design hardware, apply a thin coat of NIGLUBE® or equivalent grease to the brake caliper pin bolts. In either case it is not necessary to apply lubricant to the threads of the pin bolts.
  4. Install the brake caliper over the brake pads into the brake caliper bracket. NOTE: On second design hardware, the upper caliper pin bolt has a bushing as part of the bolt. The lower caliper pin bolt is of a solid design.
  5. Install the caliper pin bolts and torque to 38 ft-lbs (51 Nm) (1996 - 1999), 63 ft-lbs (85 Nm) (2000 – 2005).
  6. Install the brake hose bolt with new copper brake hose gaskets to the brake hose and to the brake caliper, torque to 33 ft-lbs (45 Nm) (1996 – 2001) 32 ft-lbs (43 Nm) (2002 – 2005).
  7. Bleed the brake system.
  8. With the engine OFF, gradually apply the brake pedal to approximately 2/3 of its travel distance and slowly release the pedal. Wait 15 seconds and do it again until a firm brake pedal is obtained.
  9. Remove the 2 wheel lug nuts to retain the rotor to the hub.
  10. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
  11. Lower the vehicle.
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Cannot get calipers off FORD


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Installation of brake hose 1999 chevy malibu


Unscrew both end's of brake hose,remove old hose and install new one, don't forget to used both brass washer at caliper end on hose (should come with new ones) after you have brake hose on open caliper bleeder vale, I belive it's a 10mm, will be on the very top of caliper point up, wait till you have brake fluid coming out ( don't let your master cylinder get empty of brake fluid, after you see brake fluid coming out close bleeder valve, now have some one pump the brake peddle about 5 or 7 time's and hold peddle down, open bleeder to let air out keep doing this till on more air come's out of bleeder valve and your done.Good luck,hope this was very helpful.

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Grinding when I drive my 1999 malibu its coming from the front driver side


I need more information, but if it sounds like its coming from outside and the noise changes by depressing the brake pedal your front brakes are most likely worn down past the "screemer" and your hearing metal to metal.
It sure sounds the front wheels need to be removed for an inspection.

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on the back of your caliper. Loosen it, stick a hose on it, have the other end of the hose submerged in a pop bottle half full of brake fluid. Pump the brake until there are no more bubbles. Hold the brake down, remove the hose, tighten the bleeder screw before you take your foot off the brake. (or your buddy's foot)

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