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I have a 2006 Ford Escape and I'm trying to replace the front brake pad. My question is what size wwrench is needed to unbolt the calipers?

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12MM OR 13MM, DEPENDING ON WHAT SUB-MODEL YOU HAVE

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1. Do not disconnect the brake hose from the caliper, and do not allow the caliper to hang by the brake hose!
2. Remove top and bottom caps (on back side of the caliper) for access to guide pins, then unbolt and remove them from the brake carrier. Remove the caliper.
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5. Pull inner brake pad out of brake caliper piston.
6. Check up the brake fluid level on the reservor, and emptying if neccessary!
7. Push piston back into brake caliper housing.
8. Install inner brake pad (with expanding spring) in brake caliper piston. (Arrow marked on pad - if exist, must point in direction of brake disc rotation when vehicle is moving forward).
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Place something underneath to protect from the break dust

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Once you have it compressed almost completely flat, pop that pad in and squirt more stuff on the opposite pad. Put it on the caliper.

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Put the tire back on and lower the vehicle.

Do the other side and you will notice you will be able to do it in HALF the time!

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