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Replacing rear brakes on 03 chevy suburban

How to replace rear brake pads on 03 suburban

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Are you going to do the work yourself? If so there is more to it, than just switching pads

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SOURCE: how to replace rear brake pads on 2005 jeep liberty

put the back of car on jack stands and secure the front tires so it does not roll and then remove the bolts off the back of the caliper there is normally two one at top and one at bottom and spray it with some kind of oil for rust and make sure you have the right size socket before you try to loosen them and once caliper is off and the old pads removed take one of the old pads and squeeze the piston on the caliper back in by using a "C" clamp and also remove some of the brake fluid from the master cylinder before you do this put the new ones back on and check the brake fluid and make sure it is full and then pump the brakes to make sure you have a good pedal also put some "No Squeak" brake stop on the back of the pads so they don't squeak they will have that where you buy the pads from

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy S10 Blazer 4x4. Replacing rear pad's,& Bleeding Breaks

have one person in the blazer pumping the brake pedal and then hold to the floor, crack the bleeder then tighten, release pedal, repeat till all air is out one side at a time, if this does not work then your ABS unit is bad witch if u follow your lines from your master cylinder u will find a black box with a motor on it, or the master cylinder itself is bad, it also can cause u to have no pedal, replace the master cylinder first, most likely cheaper.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: how to replace rear brake pads

Jack up car, remove wheel. There are two bolts that hold the caliper on. Remove these. Caliper comes off, take old pads out. There is a special tool to compress the piston back into the caliper (do not use a C Clamp on the rears.) Put new pads back on, re-install the caliper, and put the wheel back on. Pump the brake pedal until it is firm. Done.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: cant depress brake caliper to replace pads

disc brakes on the rear of a vehicle have a screw out mechanism that attaches to the ebrake . this means that you must turn the caliper piston to recess into the cylinder.
open the bleed screw to make it move eazier.

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

Testimonial: "thanks for "bleed valve" tip. I had to take the whole caliper off due to debris in the chamber,the brakes have not been maintained prior to me."

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SOURCE: Rear brake pad dragging

ADJUST THE BRAKE CLEARANCE ON ALL FOUR WHEELS.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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I have a 2005 Suburban Z71. I replaced brake pads on all four wheels. However I get a mean scraping sound from the rear brakes. A friend mentioned that he thought that the e-brake was a separate brake...


well when u replaced pads did rotors needed to b turned??& r back disks brakes???if not then u can adjust it if it's not rotor take wheel off & cover where pads r & adjusted make sure when u get cover on it's tight but not tight...

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