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Brakes where do i loosen the brake assembly to replace old brake pads with new ones on a 1986 ford bonco 2?

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It has sliding Pins one of the top of caliper and one on the bottom use a hammer and a long punch/chisel and punch out. Replace in the opposite of taking out. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA

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Replacing break pads on 2000 tarus


Remove & Replace the Brake Pads
  • Loosen lug nuts from the front wheels with the ratchet and socket, but do not remove them.
  • Raise the front of the vehicle using the floor jack and secure it with jack stands.
  • Remove the lug nuts from the wheels and pull the wheels from the vehicle.
  • Look on the rear of the brake caliper and locate the caliper bolts, one upper and one lower.
  • Loosen and remove the upper and lower caliper bolts using the ratchet and socket.
  • Pull the caliper from the brake assembly, exposing the brake pads, and hang the caliper from a suspension component, using the bungee strap. Do not allow the caliper to hang by its hose, as this may cause damage.
  • Grasp the inner and outer brake pads and pull them from the brake assembly. Take note of how they were positioned, as the new brake pads must be placed in the same fashion.
  • Place the new brake pads on the brake assembly in the same position the old ones were.
  • Position the c-clamp over the caliper so the screw portion is contacting the the caliper's piston--the metal cylindrical object inside the caliper--and the fixed portion of the clamp is contacting the rear of the caliper.
  • Tighten the c-clamp until the caliper's piston is fully pressed into the calipers body. The top of the piston is even with the caliper body when fully pressed in.
  • Loosen the c-clamp and remove it from the caliper.
  • Place the caliper over the new brake pads and hand-tighten the upper and lower caliper bolts.
  • Tighten the upper and lower caliper bolts to 26-foot pounds, using the torque wrench and a socket.
  • Repeat Steps 4 through 13 for the brake pads on the other side of the vehicle.
  • Place the wheels back on the vehicle and hand-tighten the lug nuts.
  • Remove the jack stands from under the vehicle and gently lower it to the ground.
  • Tighten the lug nuts to 100-foot pounds using the torque wrench and a socket.
  • Press and release the brake pedal repeatedly until it feels firm.

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How to Replace Brakes on a Mercedes-Benz E320?


1) To replace the brakes in your car you need to turn the lug nuts for all the wheels.
2) You will have to turn it one-quarter counter clockwise with the help of tire wrench tool.
3) For this procedure the car needs to be lifted to a height. So Turn off the key, raise the car and support it with jack stands. Lift both the front and the rear of the car.
4) After that remove the lug nuts and wheels carefully.
5) Now above the brake assembly you will see the bolts holding caliper mounting. Remove the bolts. This will loosen the brake pads .so remove the brake pads carefully.
6) Insert the new brake pads and reassemble the brake caliper assembly. Assembly is the reverse of dis-assembly.
7) Refit all the parts properly which you removed while removing the old brake out.
8) Fit all the bolts carefully to their respective positions.
9) Fix the wheels and lug nuts. Tighten the bolts properly.
10) Then Lower the Mercedes to the ground from jack stands carefully.
11) Then turn the car ON and check the pressure on the brake system by applying the brakes.


on May 21, 2010 | Mercedes-Benz E320 Cars & Trucks

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How to replace front break pads


Ford Taurus - Front Brake Replacement A couple of things should be noted before you begin. Number one is, don’t be alone when you do this. If the car is in the air and it falls on you, all of your money saving ideas go out the window because you are dead or really hurt. Seriously, if you are going to work under your car while it is up on jack stands (not a couple of tree stumps or your child’s Hot Wheel or the two big rocks you found in the garden) let someone know so they can check on you once in a while. Another thing, the brake pads and linings may contain asbestos so don’t inhale the brake dust or blow it out with compressed air. Never use petroleum based solvents to clean brake parts and make sure you use a DOT 3 brake fluid when filling the master cylinder. 00:35 Here are some tools and equipment that you may need to buy: jack and jack stand lug wrench needle nose pliers standard and cross tip screwdrivers socket wrench with sockets from 1/4" to 1" in size 00:49 If you plan on doing brakes all of the time, you m ay want to add these things to your tool list: caliper spreader brake spring pliers brake adjusting tool brake bleeder hose brake cleaner 01:07 Set the emergency brake and make sure car is on level ground. 01:13 Remove the lug nuts and tire. 01:20 The part on top of the brakes is the brake caliper. 01:25 Using a 12mm socket, loosen both of the bolts located on the inside portion of the brake assembly. Remove the two bolts by hand after they are loose and place somewhere safe so as to remember which bolt went on top and bottom. 01:50 After you remove the bolts, set the caliper upside down on the brake assembly being very careful not to kink the brake hoses. 02:00 Pull the brake pads out and install the new brake pads. 02:08 Place the old brake pads in the upside down caliper and place the caliper spreader between them. Open the spreader until snug. 02:22 Flip the caliper over and break the brake bleeder valve open and with more pressure exerted on the pads by the spreader, use a container to capture the old brake fluid. Once you meet resistance, stop applying pressure. 02:53 Next, tighten bleeder valve back up and remove the caliper spreader and remove old brake pads from the caliper. 03:07 Place the caliper back to it’s original position over the brake pads and install the top and bottom bolts by hand (to avoid cross threading) and snug with the socket. Replace tire

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How to take out old front pads and replace with new ones...nissan navara 4x4 1986


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Do you have a basic check list for replacing the front pads? It's been a while since I've wrenched.


block and jack up the wheel take it off there are several different types of retainers some have a split pin which you withdraw to free the disc pads outher ones have a spring clip you may find that y will have to press the hyd cylinder back to fit the new ones as the cylinder has moved out to alow for wear on the old ones while u have it striped down check for any leaks on the wheel cylinder also coat the hyd cylinder with gold grease this will protect it alow about 20min a wheel good luck

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Brake pad replacement 1996 ford thunderbird front and rear disc


1. Raise and support the vehicle
2. Remove the desired wheel
3. Loosen/remove the two caliper retaining bolts.
4. Remove the caliper from the wheel
5. Using a C-clamp, depress the caliper piston until it's completely recessed.
6. Remove the old brake pads
7. Install the new brake bads on the caliper
8. Reinstall caliper on the disc
9. Reinstall/tighten the calpier bolts
10. Put the wheel back on
11. Lower the vehicle.

*** When you are getting set let the car roll a few revolutions of the wheel to keep the pads off the disc. It will make it easier to get the caliper off.

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Mustang parking brake won't release tension on rear brakes


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I need to know how to replace my brake pads on a 1986 ford bronco 2 where do i loosen the brake pad assembly to get the old ones off, to put the new ones on?


I am assuming that it is only your front wheels that use brake pads. If this is so, remove the wheels and carefully observe and inspect the brake assembly. There are usually 2 bolts holding the brake caliper to the bracket on the brake disc assembly. REmove these 2 bolts and remove the caliper. The caliper will have to be removed from the bracket with a bit of force, but be careful not to allow the brake hose to be severed from the caliper. After removal of the caliper, the brake pad can be accessed better. Just pull them out because they will now be suspended into spring like clips.Install the new pads and assembly just the way they were removed. And that's it. But make sure not to cause any brake lin./hose to be severed or else brakes fluid will leak and have to be rectified, causing the brake system to be repaired

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Brake replacement


take the brake caliper off, this is the part that holds and moves the brake pads thare will be 2 bolts holding it on ,one on top one on bottom. after taking bolts loose you may half to pry the caliper up and off brake rotor. once this is done remove old pads and use a brake caliper piston retraction tool to push the piston back into the caliper. you can get this tool at your local parts store or use a C clamp with one of the old brake pads to push it back.install new brake pads and install caliper .after completion make sure you pump the brakes till you get a good pedal before moving vehicle

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So this is what it takes to replace rear brake rotors on a 2003 Mercedes E320;
1) open the bonnet (hood) of the car and loosen/remove the cap off of the brake fluid resevior.
2) remove outer spring clamp from brake assembly (it clips in to the iner edge of the holes of the caliper).
3)using a 7 MM allen wrench, remove the brake caliper.
4) using 18 MM box wrench, remove the caliper housing assembly off of the wheel hub.
5) using a star wrench, unscrew the rotor locking screw from the rotor
6) squirt some liquid wrench on the rotor hub and knock the rotor with a hammer to work the liquid wrench in.
7) using the same hammer, knock the rotor off the hub.
8) using a metal file, lightly file old residue off of the hub and place the new rotor on the hub.
9) set the hub by screwing in the lug nuts and then screw in the hub locking screw using the star wrench, then remove the lug nuts.
10) reinstall the caliper housing assembly onto the wheel hub using the 18 MM box wrench.
11) push back the brake claiper piston to its home position and install the inner brake pad (the one with the snap clips)
12) insert the outer brake pad in the claper housing assembly.
13) slide on the caliper housing with the inner brake pad in place (over the outer brake pad) and screw in the caliper screw rods using the 7 MM allen wrench
14) on the right wheel brakes, DO NOT FORGET to slide in the brake sensor (the one with the black connector) and connect it to the connector on the caliper housing.
15) be sure to reinsert the spring clamp onto the outer brake assembly to set the assembly squarely onto the wheel (there should be no wiggle in the brake assembly after the spring clamps are installed).
16) finally mount the wheels.
17) you can bleed the brakes at this point to release any trapped air (which is unlikely) but be sure to pump the brakes after starting the car BUT BEFORE MOVING IT to re-preassurize the brake system before driving the car.
17) ONE WEEK LATER - recheck brake assembly to ensure all is okay and brake fluid.

This proposed solution is for a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320 and NOT a 2005 model as stated by the limited option selection provided by FIXYA.com when initially describing the problem.

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