Question about 2002 Hyundai Accent
2002 hyundai accent
First make sure you have the park brake on
Raise the front end make sure to support with jack stands
this should leave the front brakes exposed
there are two slide bolts holding the caliper in place loosen both and remove
then wedge a screw driver between the inner pad and the rotor and lightly pry towards you to take some pressure off of the caliper
you should now be able to lift off the caliper it will still have the brake line attached to it so be sure to secure it to something ie a bungie strap to the suspension or something do not just let it hang by the brake line
slide out the old pads out of the caliper mounting braket
now take a caliper press and push the piston back into the brake caliper use the old inner pad do not push directly on the caliper piston (if you dont have a caliper press just substitute a c clamp it works fine)
if replacing the rotors remove the caliper bracket once again two bolts
remove the caliper bracket
Make Sure to inspect the caliper for leaks or damage
To install reverse and youll be done before you know it
Make sure to lube slide pins with a small amount of brake grease and make sure the caliper moves freely apon installation
After you have done both sides
set down car and slowly pump the brake pedal about 15 times to close the distance between caliper piston and brake pads thats all
I hope this helps
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
It is very easy ive done this myself, what you want to do is jack up the car making sure you have taken all safety precautions, jackstand, make sure you work on a flat surface. Remove the tire and you should see the caliper, remove i think its the bottom bolt in the back, its like a regular bolt, then make sure you remove it completely. Then use a mallet or your hand if possible, to loosen the bottom, and the caliper should swing up like a hinge, and just put something there to hold it. take out the old pads, and put the new ones in, and use a c-clamp to push in the adjuster, and make sure your cap is off of the brake fluid reservoir.
Posted on May 01, 2009
Are you stupid? for a hyundai accent first you must use an hub puller to pull the hub from the axle to get the rotor off! i can do this job which costs $300 at canadian tire for 65 dollars
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Remove the lower bolt and lift the caliper assembly up and secure it with a wire or some other retaining method.
Remove the pads.
CAUTION: Do not depress the brake pedal while disassembling the pads
INSPECTION 1. Check the pads for wear or oil contamination and replace, if necessary. • The pads for the right and left wheels should be replaced at the same time. Never "drop" or intermix brake pad sets. • All four pads must be replaced as a complete set. • When replacing the brake pad, check for deformation. When replacing the guide spring, use a new one or the used one after cleaning away foreign material. 2. Check the pad for damage or deformation. Brake pad thickness: Standard value: 9 mm (0.354 in.) Service limited value: 2 mm (0.0787 in.)
INSTALLATION 1. Install the pad clips. 2. Install the pads onto each pad clip.
3. Insert the piston in the cylinder using the Special Tool (09581-11000). 4. Install the new pads. The shims are attached to each pad as illustrated Be careful so that the disc or pad isn't contaminated by grease. 5. Install the bolt and tighten to the specified value. Tightening torque Guide rod bolt: 22~32 Nm(220~320 kgf·cm, 16~24 lb·ft)
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
SOURCE: 2002 hyundai accent needs brakes
hi from uk to renew front disc(rotors) and brake pads on the accent are not beyond the mech minded diy er and can easilly be done if you follow instructions on the haynes manual etc and would save$$$$s in dealer charges ? if you diy as for the rear brakes they are drum brakes with shoes that are auto adjust but again can be done by diy with help of manual ? as for cost of parts ? you can obtain/price of all parts from good auto shop/superstore also a manual ? then by all means obtain a quote ? for local garage to do the brakes with cost of labour and parts ? then consider option of diy? i am sure you will be tempted/inspired if you browse the work involved hope this helps? contact again if you feel lucky? will be glad to assist if you get stuck? or req info ? merry xmas from uk
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
Once the car is jacked up, remove the front tires, then whith a 12 wrench key, remove the bolt that is located on the rear side of the caliper, not the one holding the brake fluid line buth the one right next to it. Pry the brake pad holder off and then remove the brake pads themselves. You will need to press the caliper's piston in, to be able to fit new brake pads since new pads will be thicker.
Posted on Oct 05, 2009
pads are for disc brakes, shoes are for drum brakes. just look at the wheels disc brakes are always on front, do the back look the same. this can usually be seen without removing the tire.
Posted on Apr 15, 2011
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