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Rear Brakes on a 2002 GMC 2500HD.??

Just curious if there was any special tools I needed to change my rear brake pads(disc brakes)I was told they were almost impossible to change on your own so I just wanted to know.
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You will need a large allen socket or torqes (sp?) socket to loosen the caliper bolts; you can get at auto parts places. Other than that you will likely need a medium to large deep throat C clamp to force the fluid back to the resevoir by squeezing the calipers back in the body. Do this slowly as there may be check valves to over come with the fluid return. I am not aware of other special stuff.

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