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Remove the wheels,
remove the calipers and mounts,
remove the old brake pads,
clean mounts where brake pads contact with wire brush and fine sandpaper,
put a DAB of brake lube on the surface where the brake pad contacts the mount.
press the piston on the caliper in with a c clamp until it wont go in no more. re-assemble. pump your brakes until you get a hard pedal before moving the car. hope this helps good luck!

Posted on May 21, 2009

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