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Front brakes I took my 98 Ford Explorer into a Ford Dealership. They told me that I need new front brakes & rotors. I told them I would do them myself. Is there a how to on here or somewhere on the net? Thnaks for your help & time. Chad

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This should be easy only if you know a bit about cars, remove the tire, then you will need to remove the 2 pins on the backside of the caliper, now pull the caliper off the rotor. Once done pull the clip on the top of the caliper holding the pads on out, take a clamp and slowly press the cylinder all the way in. now rreplace with the new pads the same way, put the caliper back on the car, BEFORE you put the pins back into the caliper to bolt it on GRASE them up then put them back in and bolt it back on, put your tire on and do the other side the same way!! If this did not help look it up on!!

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A Chilton Repair manual would help you. They start around $12.

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