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Do you undo pins holding pads on rear calliper of 05 standard to take old pads out or do you clamp of hose and split caliper open by undoing the 10 mm bolts

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Remove the pins & pull out the pads
never clamp the hose as it can do internal damge! & mabe have a brake failure when you least expect it!

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Rear brakes on a 2006 Camry offer 2 configurations. I have the one with a single bolt on the bottom and a pin on the top. Please help me understand how to get this off ?

you are probably trying to get the callipers of by not removing the correct bolts
calliper mount bolts are 2 studs that hold the calliper frame onto the axle and by undoing these bolts the calliper assembly can be lifted off the rotor within the length of the brake hose

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How to replace front brake pads

one side at a time

if rotors are serviceable
undo the lower calliper bolt .. loosen the top one
swing up the calliper from the bottom

g clamp the calliper piston in till it stops
check the calliper slide are loose and working

pull out the old pads fit the new
lower the calliper
tighten both bolts

when other side is done
press the brake pedal a few times
so the piston is pushing the pads to the rotor

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How to do front pad on 2002 s-series Saturn

Remove wheels undo the slide pin bolts or pins which ever applies push calliper piston,s in with special tool or a G clamp fit new pads then reverse the removal.

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Did you take a thin stiff blade like a scraper and push the pads back into the caliper?? If not the brake pads are likely hanging it up. Did you undo both caliper mounting pins/bolts or did you possibly undo one and one pad pin???

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How to remove brake pads on a mistubishi colt bakkie

Jack & support with stands, remove wheels, undo botom caliperslide bolt, flip up calliper & remove pads only 1 side, drain some fluid out of the brake master cylinder, push caliper piston back with G clamp, install new pads, flip caliper down & do up bottom bolt, repeat with other side, replace wheels & your done

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How to remove front rotor

remove front wheel, undo the retaining bolts from the brake caliper and remove it, do not undo the fluid line that runs to the caliper or you will have to bleed the brakes, just tie the caliper up under the guard somewhere
remove the metal cap from the middle of the rotor, remove the retaining pin from the nut and remove the wheel bearing from the stub axle, the rotor should now be free to remove from the car.
fit the new rotor, grease the bearings if required and tighten to remove any slop in the rotor, once that is done you can put the retaining pin back in place.
You may have to press the caliper piston in to get enough clearance to fit the brake pads over the new rotor, this can be done with a "G" clamp, just remove the outer pad, place a small piece of wood over the face of the inner pad where the "G" clamp is going to sit to protect the pad and wind the clamp to compress the piston, replace the outer pad and fit back into the caliper before you put the caliper over the rotor and bolt it on
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Put new pads on my 05 ford excursion 4x4 and I cant get the caliper to go back on the rotor. there are 3 pcs involved, the rotor, the caliper, and a bracket that the caliper mounts to. first I put on the...

youll have to clamp the brake hose,undo the bleed screw,and push the piston[s] back in,then shut off bleed screw,undo clamp on hose,and try assembly again.bracket first,then pads into bracket,then slide caliper over pads,and then put bolts holding caliper back in ,with a bit of grease on the slides.

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How do i compress the the calipor piston on the rear breaks, is there a special too?

yes, you can rent one from Auto Zone, Advanced Auto Parts, etc.

Jun 12, 2010 | 2003 Jaguar X-Type

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How do i get the pads out the rear calliper i have

You have the 2 bolts off the swing arm? Got the caliper resting on the arm? pull the pin, pads out, slowly squeeze the pistons in with a C-clamp, put in the new pads, put the caliper back on, 2 bolts, all set. Hope this helps.

Apr 14, 2010 | 1998 kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja

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just undo the bolts for your calliper and the calliper will slide off, push with a screw driver from the bottom and they will slide off.use a c clamp to push back the calliper and put the pads on slide the calliper back into place , tighten the bolts on the calliper and pump your bracks all will be good.

Sep 19, 2009 | 2005 Jeep Liberty

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