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After changing the fron tire on my Sirrus, the

After changing the front tire on my Sirrus, the front break is out of adjustment. One pad now rests on the rim and I can't figure out how to adjust the brake assembly to correct this.

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Cant get front tire back on 2011 yamaha ttr 125 le motorcycle how to loosen front break pads to put tire back on


Hi, great bike! take two flat blade screwdrivers; place 1 on top of pads, in between the pads,and the other opposite the first screwdriver then gently flex the screwdrivers sideways. You are squeezing the brake fluid back into the master cylinder on the handlebar. do it gently. you should now have enough room to slide the disc back into place and put the axle in. Happy riding.

Mar 12, 2014 | 2003 Yamaha TT-R 125 LE

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How to release front brakes


There is a brake release lever either on the brakes themselves or on the brake handle. It will be the only thing that you can move without a tool besides the brake operating handle itself. If you can't find it, you can always deflate the tire. One other thought-- it is possible that the brakes were adjusted with the brake release lever in the wrong position. If that is the case, when you move the brake release lever you will tighten rather than loosen the brakes. Good luck

Dec 21, 2012 | Specialized Sirrus

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Change front break pads


1.jack up both tire.
2.remove tire.
3.unbolt break caliper.
4.remove old break pads and take cap off break fluid.
5.use pliers or c clamps to push back in caliper to sit ffush.
6.install new break pads
7.reverse process

Nov 08, 2012 | 2005 Pontiac Sunfire

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I replaced the pad on all 4 wheels. Since then the breaks are spungy. They were nice and tight before replacing the pad and drop to the floor after changing the pads. I did replace the fron pads with the...


Plain and simple. Air in brake lines. Easy fix but you would need to email Bobzmailroom@yahoo.com to get it or simply talk to local parts house on one man brake bleed. Takes 2 minutes per caliper.

May 07, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

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Vibrating, Squeak, Grinding After Changing Pads and Rotors


mcdevito75 here, You most likely have the cause, on of the caliper bolts got loose, Check both sides, make sure the pads are seated correct and that all bolts on both fron wheels are tight.

Jun 16, 2010 | 2003 Chrysler Town & Country

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The inside part of my fron two tires is wearing the rest of the tires look great what could that be from 1998 ford explrer


Probably your front tyres alignment are out or the tie-end ball-joint have worn out for a 1998 vehicle.

Jun 12, 2010 | Cars & Trucks

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Got new tires got front end alinement got new


most likely been front damaged before or check out the wish bone or shock

Mar 31, 2010 | 2002 Nissan Sentra

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How adjust rear breaks when changing break pads


There is no adjustment when changing pads. How do you compress the piston? If it's electric parking brake, then you can't, you HAVE to take it to a VW shop. If it's not, then you screw in the back pistons, and pushing in the front one's with a C clamp or something.

Jul 11, 2009 | 2004 Volkswagen Passat

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Got a guy to change break pads for me on my car. breaks now drag


i assume you mean the front pads, because the back are probably shoes..is it both front wheels or just one? if it is the front brakes locking up, its either the hose to that caliper is collapsed or the caliper it self is faulty. if its the rear brakes, its possible they were put on backwards...little shoe goes toward the fron and the bigger one goes toward the back...maybe they were put together wrong..id say if this guy that did your brakes, cant figure the problem out, then he shouldnt be doing brake jobs!

Jun 25, 2009 | 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Changing front and rare break pads in hyundia excel


this front::
  1. Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel/tire assembly.
  2. Remove lower bolt and caliper assembly. Position assembly aside using suitable wire.
  3. Remove brake pads and shim.
  4. Bottom piston in caliper using suitable tool.
  5. Install new brake pads and attach shim to the outer pad. Tighten lower bolt to specifications.
this for rear::

1. Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel/tire assembly.
  1. Remove axle nut, then the hub and drum assembly.
  2. Remove end shoe springs, cylinder and hold-down spring.
  3. Remove shoes and adjuster as an assembly.
  1. Reverse removal procedure to install, noting the following:
    1. Apply suitable grease to backing plate shoe contact surfaces.
    2. Install shoe hold-down pin, then assemble return spring with the pushrod shortened.
    3. Pull parking brake lever fully upward. Repeat process several times.

Jun 04, 2009 | 1994 Hyundai Excel

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