Question about 2003 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

After replacing front roters and pads - I have

After replacing front roters and pads - I have not brakes and the ABS light is on.. Pep boys says only the dealer can repair it..

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 197 Answers

It sounds like the calipers have seized after being pushed back to allow for the new pads. Take ot the new pads press the brake pedle slowly to release the caliper(just enough so it's released almost to full , then push back with your finghr and thumb) one side at a time, coat with copper slip and do the same on the other side. Rgarding the abs, make sure the new pads have the correct electrical connections to complete the abs circut, if not you will have to buy new ones that do. Hope that works

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

Ad

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 there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2006 Ford F350 4wd dually. Had ABS light come on. Found rear brakes bad. Replaced roters, calipers, brakes, brake lines and all new seals in rear dif. Rebuilt front dif, new seals, new brakes, roters,...


It doesn't cost anything to ask a question at a ford dealership . I would call and just explain what's going on. That one has me stumped. Good luck !!

Oct 29, 2013 | 2006 Ford F 350 Super Duty

1 Answer

I AM EXPERIENCING PROBLEM WITH MY 2001 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER. WHENEVER I STEP ON THE BRAKE IT PULSATES AND VIBRATES AND THE BRAKE PUSHES MY FOOT BACK. I KNOW CARS WITH ABS DO THIS BUT MINE IS JUST TOO...


ok have ever had the breakes changed before or is there any squeling or grinding thats your brake pads are bad. as far as the whole brake system being replace thats ********* that mechanic is looking for a big bonus. im leaning towards a stuck or sticking calipar would cause it as well as if there is are in the system and will need to be bleed out. no if the roter's are warped u will know it cause the whole front end will shake when step on the brakes but only when u use the brakes. if you can see the brake roter's run your finger tip accros them they should be smooth with no groves or rigges if they have them the pads are bad as well as the roters and will need to be replaced, and a abs secner would kick in the abs. all in all i would take it to a shop u trust.

Dec 04, 2010 | 2001 Toyota Highlander

1 Answer

I replaced the pads on my 2005 Honda Accord. I had


ABS only senses if the wheel is spinning or not.
"Thumping sound" sounds like a bad problem. I've not had thumping sound from my front brakes ever.
I don't know how a caliper could cause thumping.
Is everything installed correctly and do the brakes stop the car??

Jan 04, 2010 | 2005 Honda Accord

1 Answer

My brakes squeak in my toyota camry. How do I get


I am assuming you already changed the brake pads. Make sure that the backing plate is on the backside of the pads it wouldnt hurt to put some disc brake quiet (spray) on the backside of the pads. also make sure all of your caliper shims are in place and not rubbing on the rotor. Make sure rotors have been resurfaced or replaced if they are too thin. any imperfections will cause vibration which will cause noise. Some cheap brake pads will squeek no matter what you do. in this case I recomend ceramic brake pads the best price I have found is at pep boys this type of brake pad is superior and very quiet, stays cooler, less brake dust on rims and much better braking. I use pep boys ceramic pads on my customers cars and have had no complaints from them. where with cheaper quality pads it is hit and miss that is why i tell my customers up front if they want the cheaper pads they should expect some noise from time to time and not to be alarmed. It doesnt mean anything is wrong just too much vibration and heat while braking

Oct 30, 2009 | 2003 Toyota Camry Solara

2 Answers

Abs not working 98 durango


You need to put a scanner on the ABS system. See if it can be done for free at Advance Auto or maybe Pep Boys.

Jun 15, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

The brake light and abs light are on in my 1993 dodge dakota.


the abs module, my 98 did same thing for 199.00 at pep boys there is a code reader that will tell you the code but not erase safty codes used on my vehicle and many others works great

Apr 01, 2009 | 1993 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

92 dodge van rear ABS-brake and ABS lights on/can't reset?


Its probably how your bleeding your brakes, but first make sure the bleeding nipples are facing upward. You should bleed diagonaly, front pass wheel then rear driver wheel. Then front driver wheel and rear pass wheel. The abs light has its own computer your have to get it scanned to clear the codes and turn off the light

Mar 18, 2009 | 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Regency

2 Answers

Brakes are terrible.


Sounds like two issue. The ABS unit might need replacement (known issue for ABS lights on) and the brakes need to be quality parts (ATE, Brembo, Girling, etc.) , not discount auto or pep boy type brakes. Those don't stop well. If the pedal travel is excessive, bleed the brake system first. If its still excessive, its most likely the master cylinder, not the booster (booster will make the pedal hard).

Mar 16, 2009 | 1998 Audi A6

3 Answers

ABS/Brake Light on GMC Envoy Dash


Might save you a whole lot of time if you stop by autozone, or Pep Boys, and get the free scan & see which sensor may be faulty, or sending code. I've had mine trip from driving in nasty weather for a while before, and a trip to the carwash, and concentrating the sensor areas with spray, (back of wheels area) put light back out, next start.

Mar 12, 2009 | 2002 GMC Envoy

1 Answer

Ford Escape Breaks


Did you replace them yourself or did you take them to a "qualified brake specialist"? It sounds like your brake lines need to be bled properly. You may also have one or more calipers sticking to cause the vibration.

Aug 29, 2008 | 2002 Ford Escape

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Toyota 4Runner Logo

247 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81423 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22359 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8841 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...