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Rear brakes can i get step by step instructions on how to change rear brake pads for a 1994 honda civic (4 door) and will i need special tools to do the job?"

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If the emergency brake is built into the caliper this is something that will require special tools and knowledge to do it correctly. You wont save that much. Some shops will do a "pad slap" for cheap.

If it isn't and I am sorry as I don't remember, then no, you will not need any special tools besides some metric wrenches/sockets, a "c" clamp for compressing the calipers. once again, you would be better off finding a shop that will do a "pad slap" as the time you spend isn't worth the labor you'll save...

but you want a step by step, you tube has multiple videos pertaining to this subject and you can imagine how much typing would need to be done to explain what a 10 minute video will tell you

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

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SOURCE: how do i change front brake pads on 2007 honda odyssey

No, just a 14mm wrench or socket to remove the lower caliper bolt, swing the caliper up and slide the pads out. Compress the caliper piston with large slip joint pliers. Lubricate the pad ends where they touch the slides and install new pads.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: replace rear brake pads on a 2003 honda civic

break pads are easy to replace......this is what you should do

things you need: hex keys for if the bolts are socket like....or a good pair of plyers if they overlap.......

1. open you cars hood
2. remove the cap off you brake fluid reservoir.
get some fluid out of it first.
3. now its time to remove the tires.
4. ok look at the rotors and you should see the calipers.
5. its time to get the calipers out.
6. unscrew the bolts "there should be two only"
7. now that you have taken the calipers off take the break pads off aswell.
8. make shure you dont twist the hoses too much or they will break.
9. now its time to compress the caliper cylinders...
10. if you have a "c-****" get it out get one of you old break pads and place it on top of the cylinder, then get the c-**** on it and start twisting until it compreses back,"be careful not to go to far"
11. if you are successful compressing them...now its time to get the pads on.
12. make shure you put them right "the one that clips goes in the cylinder and the other one goes in at the front of the rotor.
13. dont missplace them or they will not work well.
14. if you are succesfull puting them back were they belong, now its time to get the calipers back on the rotor.

15. make shure that your calipers move freely, because if they dont them they will produce excessive friction and perhaps even rotor wear
16. its time to check the fluid. make shure you dont over fill just a little bit below max line is good. because as your brake wear and so will the fluid go down.

17. put tire on and start driving just a little bit...make shure that your brakes work and you should be good to go...

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1994 honda del sol and my rear brake

brake light switch is stuck under the dash on the brake pedal

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: How do you change the rear brake pads on a 2006 Honda Civic Ex.

I know they make a tool for everything, but I got the piston to retract by using a large screw driver and truning it back in. Took 5 minutes for both.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 2008 honda accord replace rear brakes

no, 12mm wrench or ratchet on 12mm socket. the piston is tough to push back in. its a twist in type and you will need some force to push and twist the piston back in. - note rear brake pads wearing out on the new 08-09 accords are very common and if under 16-18 thousand miles it may be covered. honda knows about this problem

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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But for rear brake pads replacement you need obligatory a special caliper piston pressing tool, in order to press back rear caliper piston with parking brake automatic adjustment!!!
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