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  1. To avoid overflowing of the master cylinder when the caliper pistons are pressed into the caliper cylinder bores, siphon or dip some brake fluid out of the larger reservoir.
  2. Jack up the front of the truck, support it on jackstands, and remove the wheels.
  3. Place an 8 in. (203mm) C-clamp on the caliper and tighten the clamp to bottom the caliper piston in the cylinder bore. Bear the clamp on the outer pad. NEVER PRESS DIRECTLY ON THE PISTON! Remove the C-clamp.
  4. Clean the excess dirt from around the caliper pin tabs.
  5. Drive the upper caliper pin inward until the tabs on the pin touch the spindle.
  6. Insert a small prybar into the slot provided behind the pin tabs on the inboard side of the pin.
  7. Using needlenose pliers, compress the outboard end of the pin while, at the same time, prying with the prybar until the tabs slip into the groove in the spindle.
  8. Place the end of a 7⁄16 in. (11mm) punch against the end of the caliper pin and drive the pin out of the caliper slide groove.
  9. Repeat this procedure for the lower pin.
  10. Lift the caliper off of the rotor.
  11. Remove the brake pads and anti-rattle spring. NOTE: Do not allow the caliper to hand by the brake hose. To install:
  12. Thoroughly clean the areas of the caliper and spindle assembly which contact each other during the sliding action of the caliper.
  13. Place a new anti-rattle clip on the lower end of the inboard shoe. Make sure that the tabs on the clip are positioned correctly and the loop-type spring is away from the rotor.
  14. Place the lower end of the inner brake pad in the spindle assembly pad abutment, against the anti-rattle clip, and slide the upper end of the pad into position. Be sure that the clip is still in position.
  15. Check and make sure that the caliper piston is fully bottomed in the cylinder bore. Use a large C-clamp, bearing on a piece of wood, to bottom the piston, if necessary.
  16. Position the outer brake pad on the caliper, and press the pad tabs into place with your fingers. If the pad cannot be pressed into place by hand, use a C-clamp. Be careful not to damage the lining with the clamp. Bend the tabs to prevent rattling.
  17. Position the caliper on the spindle assembly. Lightly lubricate the caliper sliding grooves with caliper pin grease.
  18. Position the a new upper pin with the retention tabs next to the spindle groove. NOTE: Don't use the bolt and nut with the new pin.
  19. Carefully drive the pin, at the outboard end, inward until the tabs contact the spindle face.
  20. Repeat the procedure for the lower pin. WARNING
    Don't drive the pins in too far, or it will be necessary to drive them back out until the tabs snap into place. The tabs on each end of the pin MUST be free to catch on the spindle sides!
  21. Install the wheels.

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Remove tire . With a medium center punch drive out slide pins at either end of caliper ( the metal pin with rubber inside) .
Tap caliper of rotor with hammer. notice how pads are clipped to caliper, Push piston in with lange C-clamp or channel lock pliers. Remove and replace new pads in the same way place caliper on rotor. Tap new slide pins into place so that they are fully seated in saddle. Replace tire.Check brake fluild level add fluid if needed, Pump brake pedal multiple times to seat pads. Carefully test drive vehicle.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009


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SOURCE: Installing front brake pads on my 2006 F150

heck thats easy
first put boards infront and behind rear wheels
2 place jack under truck at front remove some weight from wheels
3 free the front wheel nuts
4 relieve the rest of the presure from front wheels
5 remove wheel nuts and tire from spindle
6 crank wheel out meaning right wheel right turn
7 now you can see the caliper sorta top front
8 loo on the inside of the caliper see the rubber looks likee plugs
they are on sone models they are actualy pluged still
9 get out those alan keys unside the ruber sleve there are 2 alan screws righty tighty lefty loosy right? )
completely unscrew the alan bolts lift the caliper off the mount you might need a pry bar but dont be afraid to pry a bit
once caliper removed theres only 1 thing left break pads
remove old ones 1 at a time replace with same use break lube in the sliders not on the pads clean em out if truck is newer it wont take much heck if you want paint the calipers since there off and hanging free any way


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SOURCE: replace the rear brake pads and rotors. what are

they are to stop the vibration from the rotor to the pads to the foot pedal.
not so much of a shim as a vibration damper. most have a sticky side on them so check for it first before installing.

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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