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How do i change the rotor and pads on a f250 4wd do i need to tear down the lock out hubs

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    what year and are the hubs manual


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My left front tire is locked up my husband repalced the pads whats wrong

Most likely a warped rotor and with new pads it has locked it's self up.

Mar 03, 2016 | 2005 GMC Envoy

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How. Can. I take out tha break disks

If you mean your front brake discs behind the wheel, then jack up the car, pull off the wheels first.Once your wheels are off you need to take off the brake caliper.That is the piece where the brake pads are located.usually 2 bolts (metric) holds them on.Once the calipers are out of the way,you either have brake rotors that are held on by set screws in the face of the rotor, or you have to take off the center nut in the hub and the caliper mounting bracket for the rotors to come off.Tear down one side so you can use the other as a guide to help you put it back together.

Aug 17, 2011 | 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada

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Rotors keep warping

Could be a number of problems. Here are a few.

Defective Brake Pads
  • Brake pads that are defective and/or incorrectly installed can, over time, cause brake rotors to warp and become damaged. Brake pads are responsible for squeezing against the spinning brake rotor, an action that causes a vehicle to slow down or stop. If the brake pads are bent, misshapen in any way, or aligned and/or installed abnormally, they can exert abnormal pressure on the brake rotors, a condition that can cause brake rotor warpage over time.

  • Abnormal Brake Caliper Action
  • An abnormal or malfunctioning brake caliper can result in brake rotor warpage if the degree of brake caliper dysfunction is severe enough. A brake caliper houses a set of vehicle brake pads and provides the squeezing force necessary to squeeze the brake pads against the spinning brake rotor. If a brake caliper applies too much pressure to the brake pads, or if it applies pressure inconsistently, it can cause a brake rotor to warp over time. Adequate brake caliper action is necessary for optimizing brake pad and brake rotor function.

  • Excessive Heat
  • A vehicle's braking system generates a tremendous amount of friction-related heat, heat that normally gets radiated away from the brake pads and brake rotor mechanisms. However, in cases where excessive heat is generated within a braking system and not dispersed adequately, serious brake malfunctions can occur, which can include brake rotor warpage. A stuck brake caliper, old, worn-down brake pads, or a defective brake rotor can cause excessive heat to develop in or around a brake rotor, which can cause brake rotor damage and warpage.

  • Damanged Wheel Hub Spindle
  • A brake rotor assembly is supported by and rides on a long, slender metal tube called a hub, or wheel hub assembly. The hub is what allows for the smooth, even circular motion of the spinning brake rotor. Designed with a smooth, low-friction exterior, the wheel hub assembly is critical to the proper spinning motion of the brake rotor. Any abnormalities or defects with the wheel hub assembly, including hub warpage, cracking or misalignment, can cause abnormal brake rotor rotation, which in turn can cause brake rotor warpage over time. Normally, a damaged wheel hub assembly is noticed and remedied prior to extensive brake rotor damage, as a severely damaged wheel hub assembly will cause a vehicle tire to wobble and shake.
  • Feb 04, 2011 | 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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    How do you tear down front hub on 4 wleel drive truck?

    FRONT DRIVE AXLE Manual Locking Hubs DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Fig. 1: Three screws retain the cap to the hub body 91197g48.gif
    Fig. 2: Remove the lockring seated in the groove of the brake rotor assembly 91197g49.gif
    Fig. 3: Remove the hub body assembly from the brake rotor assembly 91197g50.gif
    1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    3. Remove the three screws retaining the cap and remove the cap from the hub.
    4. Remove the lockring seated in the groove of the brake rotor assembly.
    5. Remove the hub body assembly from the brake rotor assembly. To install:
    6. The installation is the reverse of the removal.
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    Oct 12, 2010 | 1997 Ford F250 SuperCab

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    I have a 2005 Durango that has a high pitched squeel in the front wheel areas. The brakes are good which would make one believe they had bad wheel bearings. i have a haynes book that says the hub and...

    While I usually defer to Haynes myself this usually means the bearings are pressed into the hub. They can still be replaced. If the squeal started as chirping it maybe your brake pads chirper. You still have good brakes for the moment but the little clip that makes contact in the groove to gauge wear is making contact or something has pushed that in. I would start by removing the brake pads and checking that groove first. If it is shinny from contact then replace the pads to make sure that isn't that problem. If your vehicle came with tire pressure sensors make sure that hasn't fallen into the rotor area. Worse case scenario, you get it open and all the brake components are good and you have to change the rotor/hub assembly which is exactly where your at now.

    Oct 09, 2010 | 2005 Dodge Durango

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    Right front brake seems to be locked up. The rotor is cracked, could that be causing the problem. It also has Automatic Locking Hub - could it be locked up. I tried backing it up, like the manual says...

    A seized up caliper will eventually overheat and may cause the rotor to crack. Try unbolting the caliper, pry it free from the rotor and see if the wheel turns free. If it does, then the caliper is your problem and you will need to replace the rotor and pads along with the caliper.

    Sep 28, 2010 | 1995 Isuzu Rodeo

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    Cannot remove front rotor. Caliper and pads

    Raise vehicle and remove wheels. Disconnect brakeli
    ne from caliper (if necessary). Remove caliper.

    On models with free wheeling hub, set control handl
    e to FREE position. On all models, remove hub
    cover, bolt/washer and hub body. Use tapered punch
    to open slits of conical washers. Remove axle shaft

    snap ring (if equipped).

    Straighten tabs of outer lock washer. Using Spindle
    Socket (09607-60020), remove lock nut, lock washer

    and adjusting nut. Remove thrust washer and outer b
    earing. Remove axle hub and rotor. Remove grease se
    and inner bearing. Press hub bolts out of axle hub.
    Remove retaining bolts, and separate rotor from hu

    Mar 20, 2010 | 1996 Toyota Land Cruiser

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    Noise coming from front brakes or wheel ,i change brake pads

    Did you have the rotors turned? Did you check for rotor runout? Did you remove all rust from hub face and rotor mounting surface? Did you remove rust from caliper or pad slides? Lube all caliper and pad sliding surfaces? Are the pads application specific? Did you flush and bleed the fluid? Did you torque the wheels properly?

    Feb 09, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD

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    How do I change the rotors on a 1996 F250 4wd truck?

    Changing the brake pads is pretty easy, after you remove the tire locate the two large bolts on the back side of the caliper i think they are 13/16 heads. remove these two bolts. after the bolts are out use a pry bar to work the caliper straight up off the rotor, slide the pads out of the caliper and compress the piston in the caliper, this can be done with a large c-clamp if you dont have a piston compressor (use the old brake pad as a buffer so you dont damage the piston).
    4x2 remove the dust cap in the center of the hub use a pair of dikes to straighten and remove the cotter pin thats locks the castle nut in place then remove the castle nut (can be done with channellocks if you dont have large enough socket) slide the hub off the spindle careful not to drop the bearing and washer on the ground. *** put the lug nuts back on the studs up side down and flush them to the end of the stud if you still hve the stock open lug nuts if not then just be sure to hit the studs square so you dont damage the threads. place the hub on hard solid ground rotor side down and knock the studs out with a fairly good size hammer. reverse process to assemble
    4x4 this is a little more difficult than 4x2 you will need some specialty tools (torqs, picks, snap ring pliers, and a 2 3/4 inch rounded hex socket) these instructions are for a stock ford automatic hub. remove the outer hub (three small torqs bolts). use a small to medium straight screwdriver to remove the first locking ring (inside lock) slide the inner hub assembly out of the hub. remove the outside snap ring from the axle shaft slide the three washers of of the shaft keeping them in order. there will be a small half circle keeper on the large nut remove this with a pick use the 2 3/4 socket to remove the hub nut slide the hub off the spindle careful not to drop the bearing and washer on the ground then follow the 4x2 instructions.

    Oct 15, 2009 | 1995 Ford F250

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    For rear pads rear rotors changing procedure you need lift up car,secure front wheels, disconect rear wheels from rotors,(if you missing the bolts try drill it whith portable electric drill at first smal drill 3 mm diameter,then 10 mm diameter.)Disconect the hydraulics breake cylinders cearefully putt it on plate not tears the house.Change beake pads.Unscrew the rotor whith hexagonal wrench.Setup the hand bracke clearance.Putt agan the rotor on rear axis.Assembly the breake cylinders ,and wheel tighening 110 Hm.

    Mar 07, 2009 | 2005 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes Benz E320 Cdi

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