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1.put a piece of wood under the rear tire, <will prevent car from rolling back> 2.open the hood remove the cap on the master cylinder if low on oil do not refill, low fluid is a indication or worn out brakes since its a sealed system unless there is a leak you should never have to replace fluid.3.jack up front end either as a whole or one side at a time use a jack stand under the frame rail, lower car onto jack stand.4. pull the wheel off.5 loosen the caliper bolts normally this is a large hex bolt
remove calipers remove pads look at old pads for un even wear or burns
or cracks indication for bad calipers should be even wear on both pads
check the rotor which is what the wheel bolts too, look for blue-ing
or small cracks grooves etc if you find any replace the caliper or have them turned at a machine shop average price in my state 25 dollars a wheel some times and some places are cheaper to buy new ones get a can of brake cleaner at a parts store you'll need to use specific cleaners other wise there might be a residue and you won't stop,6 get a rag and large pair of channel locks put rag over piston in caliper slowly compress with the master cylinder cap off this should be easy
you do not need to bleed brakes that's only when you crack open a Zerk fitting and we haven't done that here, once piston is compressed all the way into the caliper your ready for new pads, first go wash your hands grease is a brake system worst nightmare most disk brakes come with a little tube of glue called anti chatter glue this is applied to the back of the pads let that sit a minute to set then install the new pads carefully put caliper back onto rotor and re bolt down do a visual check to make sure you did not disconnect anything else.

then put the wheel back on that side is done do the same for the other wheel. with all that said and done now you know how to change the brakes on every car with disk brakes they are all the same type system the only thing that varies is to bolts holding the calipers

Posted on Nov 07, 2012

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SOURCE: rear brake cylinders leaking

eather u can do 1 of 2 things 1 u can go get a repair kit that cost like ten dollors and do at that way or u can go buy a new one it cost like 20 or 25 and eather install it urself that which if u dont know alot about cars or trucks then dont risk it cause it takes about 30mins to 2 hours and if u do it wrong then u will screw up ur brake shoes so u can take to a shop and get it done for 50ish or something like that and changing it ant esay

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: too much oil in motor, how do i drain the excess oil out of the motor? I have a 1995 chevy lumina 3.1

Drain the oil, then put the proper amount back in.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: What causes the Anti Lock Brake Light to stay on

Brake module needs to be replaced. Disconnect your battery and the warning light will reset.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: replacing the brake line on a 1992 chevy lumina

Have it done by a pro because any connections have to be double flared, then the brakes have to be bled.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: electrical diagrams for brake lights and turn

In a Lumina if the brake lights quit working but the upper one in the rear window still works or your tun signals flash weakly or a different speeds the turn signal switch needs replaced. I will cure the problem. Not to hard a job, but does require removing the steering wheel and air bag assembly.

Posted on Jan 29, 2010

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0900c1528006832d.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 2: Brake light or stoplamp switch mounting-1995 vehicle shown

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