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I'm trying to find out if the 2007 Kia Sorento has free-floating disc brakes, or if one of the pads remains in contact with the rotor at all times.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    all disk brakes are free floating, that is for cars.

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All brake pads should be free from rotor until pedal is depressed.

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Rear rotor will not come off kia sorento 07


You only have two possiblities

The lip on both sides of the rotor that
the pads are hung on & rust from never
removing all rust from hub & using anti-seize

You have to take apart brakes once a year to
get rid of rust, even if no other attention is needed

If the pads are out-- hit the rotor with 2x4 to break the rust

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Replace brake pads


Remove wheels. Remove calpers and extract worn pads. Open bleed screw on calper and using suitable tool ( G clamp ect) push the piston all the way back in. Close of bleeder screw. Check that the disc (rotor) is in good condition and fit pads in reverse to the way you removed them taking care that all antireattlle devices are correctly fitted., REfitting is reverse to dissasembly. Rear pads are more difficult to do because of the hand brake mechanism

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Trying to replace rear brake pads on 2007 kia cerato got old ones off having problems trying to get new ones on


Make sure you compress brake caliper pistons completely back into caliper. Tip slide one of your owl pads in caliper (piston side) and use a large C clamp to compress piston back into caliper flush.

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I can't remove the rotors from my 2005 kia sorento. I removed brake stuff. There are 2 phillups head screws on rotor but can't get them out. do they need to be removed? If so how.


Changing the brake pads can be done without removing the calipers. However to take off the rotor, the calipers needs to be out. The 2 Phillips screws are to hold it in the place, but to access the rotor, it has to be through the calipers. Good luck.

Sep 20, 2010 | 2005 Kia Sorento

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2004 kia sorento cannot get rear brake rotor off. have removed screws and it is loose but wont come off.


make sure parking brake is off
take off caliper
pemove rotor
if the park brake shoes inside rotor are tight then you have to loosen the adjuster to remove
theres a hole in the rotor rotate it up and look through hole until you see the adjuster wheel loosen by rotating adjuster with flat blade screw driver

Mar 25, 2010 | 2005 Kia Sorento

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I'm replacing the brake pads but don't have money for new discs right now. Is it ok to put on new pads for a couple of weeks and then new discs?


Disk's and pads are the same thing,Brake pads,Brake disk.
Are you meaning the rotor?
If you are the answer is yes,you don't have to replace the rotors unless you have a rotor brake vibration when you are applying the brakes on your car.
If you do want to change rotors later,you can but remember to take sand paper to the previous new pads,because they were used and got hot and hard they will now score the new rotors,that is why you sand the pads.

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I am replacing the brake pads on my Kia 2007 Sedona; front and back is neeeded or just front? Took it to Kia dealer and mechanic showed me pads where very thin and needed replacement; all for $400! Heck...


If your rotors are good and fairly smooth, then a decent ceramic pad will work well. Just be aware that ceramic pads will require a slightly greater paddle pressure. They will last longer, dust up a bit less and will perform MUCH greater in stop and go traffic...

I suspect that 25 dollars per axle is a typical cost for good quality disc brake pads.
-Jim

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Screeching in right rear wheel ,sound stops when breaks applied


its the brake pad wear indicator telling you your pads are in need of replacing

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Need to know how to remove rear disc brake Kia Sorento


look at the rotor and see if there are two screws inbetween the tire lugs? if so remove them and them the rotor should come off

Mar 25, 2009 | 2005 Kia Sorento

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Daewoo front brakes


The single-piston floating-caliper disc brake is self-centering and self-adjusting. The caliper is able to slide from side to side so it will move to the center each time the brakes are applied. Also, since there is no spring to pull the pads away from the disc, the pads always stay in light contact with the rotor (the rubber piston seal and any wobble in the rotor may actually pull the pads a small distance away from the rotor). This is important because the pistons in the brakes are much larger in diameter than the ones in the master cylinder. If the brake pistons retracted into their cylinders, it might take several applications of the brake pedal to pump enough fluid into the brake cylinder to engage the brake pads

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