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Need to replace the front & rear brakes . Is there any special tools needed to do this job .

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    Jeff Turcotte Nov 07, 2010

    it's easier with a couple brake tools, but you can do it with mostly normal tools.

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For caliper brakes, mainly a large C-clamp or brake cylinder piston tool, to collapes the piston back into the caliper, to install the new pads. If you have rear drum brakes, they make a couple different brake spring tools for removing the springs on the brake shoes.

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