Question about 1990 Chevrolet K1500

1 Answer

Brake change on 1990 chevy

What tool and what size do I need to take the caliper off

Posted by on

  • Seymour1012
    Seymour1012 Jul 03, 2009

    got the new pads. tried to put them on and there's not enough room between the pads for the rotor. What do I do?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,129 Answers

3/8 inch hex head allen key

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 1990 Chevy C3500 and i have driverside front brake sticking problem. I just changed the caliper and now a little worse, I dont know much about the Computerized ABS System can anyone troubleshoot?


IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE CALIPER PINS ARE SEIZING IN THE CALIPER BRACKET. YOU MIGHT WANT TO CLEAN THE HOLES AND MAYBE CHANGE THE FLEX HOSE. EITHER ONE OF THESE COULD CAUSE THIS PROBLEM.

Jan 31, 2011 | 1990 Chevrolet C3500

1 Answer

Need to know what size allen wrench to take off front disc brakes on 2000 chevy silverado 4.8 l


The caliper guide pins will usually have either a 3/8 inch or a 5/16 inch allen head bolt. If the brake calipers are found to have phenolic pistons then it would be advisable to change them with calipers that have metal pistons.

Sep 21, 2010 | 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2 Answers

How to change rear brake disk on 01Chevy Silverado


need a torx 55. must remove caliper in the bracket then remove the caliper. Bracket bolts are 17mm I think.

Oct 23, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

What size socket do I need to change the oil and brakes.


The oil drain plug is a 13 mm. The tools for the brakes, a 10 mm socket for the caliper pins, a flat head screwdriver, or a meduim size prybat to get the calipers out of the mounting bracket, and a 4" C-clamp to compress the pistons into the calipers so you can put the new pads on.

Sep 15, 2009 | Dodge Neon Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What tools to change brakes on 2004 Rendezvous


2 CALIPER BOLTS EITHER A REGULAR WRENCH OR 3/8 ALLEN WRENCH. MEDIUM SIZE C-CLAMP TO PUSH IN THE CYLINDER ON THE CALIPER , AND HIGH TEMP BRAKE GREASE TO PUT ON CALIPER BOLTS WHEN RETIGHTENING. HOPE THIS HELPS CRAIG.
HERES A LINK TO LOOK AT I FOUND TOO!!

http://www.2carpros.com/how_to/how_to_replace_brakes.htm

Jul 31, 2009 | 2004 Buick Rendezvous

1 Answer

Passat 2003 tdi, brake pad change..


Proper size wrenches and a large C-clamp to push piston back into the caliper is only tools for the front, but back disk brakes require special tool to TURN the piston as it is pushed back into caliper to reset emergency brake. This tool can often be borrowed from Auto parts store or purchased from Harbor Freight http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=40732 for about $20. Don't try to service rear disks without the tool, Calipers can be broken if not retracted properly!

Jul 03, 2009 | 1999 Volkswagen Passat

1 Answer

Tool for 2006 brake calipers I need size


buy a set of the torque bits they come in sets of 4 or 5

Jun 14, 2009 | 2006 Mazda Tribute

1 Answer

Brake replacement


take the brake caliper off, this is the part that holds and moves the brake pads thare will be 2 bolts holding it on ,one on top one on bottom. after taking bolts loose you may half to pry the caliper up and off brake rotor. once this is done remove old pads and use a brake caliper piston retraction tool to push the piston back into the caliper. you can get this tool at your local parts store or use a C clamp with one of the old brake pads to push it back.install new brake pads and install caliper .after completion make sure you pump the brakes till you get a good pedal before moving vehicle

Dec 26, 2008 | 1990 Ford Bronco

1 Answer

Changing brakes and rotors


Remove te cross pins that hold the caliper and the brake pads in place, then remove the caliper bracket, there are 2 bolts at the backside, then the rotro just slides off, clean any rust on the rotor mount area while the rotor is off, then using a large clamp depress the piston in the brake caliper and reinstall in reverse order, one word of caution, use quality replacement parts, Wagner is very good, if you don't use good parts you will end up with poor brake performance.

Oct 15, 2008 | 1990 Ford Bronco

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Logo

Related Topics:

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8140 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...