Question about 2000 Buick LeSabre
How do you do it
I've done it myself, without a manual (though you may well find a manual to be most helpful). However, I've had some experience with changing brake pads on other cars.
Unbolting the moving caliper from the fixed one was about as easy as on other cars (bolts on the vehicle side screwed into the sliders connecting the two caliper halves). The hard part, I found, was retracting the brake cylinder.
I couldn't find a relief valve or anything, and I couldn't force the brake fluid back by hand, as has worked on previous cars I've owned. However, I asked someone about it and he suggested I use a large C-clamp to reset the brake cylinder. It worked like a charm! It doesn't take much force, and you just move it back slowly, so as not to harm any seals (you should probably do this with the brake fluid cap off, so as not to build up pressure if the fluid level rises too much). (Warning: If you have filled your brake fluid up recently, you should siphon some out so it won't overflow when resetting the brake cylinders.)
I hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
The best i found is: get a manual from part shop, im sorry i searched but didn't found.
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