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How do I remove the front calipers on 1998 econoline 150

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Just did mine yesterday...First if your doing the driver side before you start, turn your wheels all the way to the right (or left when your doing passenger side) this will give you easier access to the bolts that hold the caliper in place,then remove those bolts,you shouldnt have to remove the brake line hose as it should be rubber and will flex,also there are clips at the top and bottom of the anchor that hold the pads in place,(only the outer pad also has clips into the caliper)so what I had to do was flex the clips of the outer pad out of the holes they clip into,while removing the caliper.It was a little tricky and I had some rust issues so it was a little wiggling and a little prying but it came out.
Note there are little rubber sleeves on the caliper where the mounting bolts were, you can push these back out of the way to give more room to get the caliper out.

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Remove the wheel, remove the break line now because it is easy (you will loose break fluid) then use a mirror if necessary and locate the two screws that hold the caliper and remove them (the break pads will come out with the caliper) Thats all there is to it.I hope this helps, Good luck!!!

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