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How do I replace brake pads on 2003 ford focus?

How do i slacken the hand brake mechanism on the rear brakes, so that i can remove the brake pads

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  • epoel Jan 17, 2009

    cannot push back the piston. tried with G clamp.

    Do i have to turn piston at the same time?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    add slack to the brake cable under the car.

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If you have rear disc brakes all you have to do is take the two bolts off and lift the caliper off and pull the pads out but now if you have drums there is a rubber boot behind the whole drum assembly take it out use a screw driver or a brake tool to back off the tension of the shoes

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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