After looking at the caliper attachment bolts(?) with a mirror and a flashlight, I realized that I needed a Allen attachment. Obtained a 7mm Allen socket tool which fit perfectly. Job was done in 30 minutes.
Don't know what would have happened if I had used a Torx fitting. Expect that it would have just slipped as though I had stripped the Bolt.
Remove wheel Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Rotor should slide off hub
You need to remove the wheel, the caliper and the caliper mount. After you do that you can remove the caliper.
1. Remove the brake hose to caliper bolt from the brake caliper. 2. Remove the brake hose from the brake caliper. 3. Remove and discard the 2 copper brake hose gaskets. These gaskets may be stuck to the brake caliper and/or the brake hose end. 4. Cap or plug the opening in the brake caliper and the brake hose to prevent fluid loss and contamination. 5. Remove the 2 brake caliper pin bolts. Remove the park brake cable from the caliper. 6. Remove the brake caliper from the brake caliper bracket.
Remove the wheel from the car.With a big screw driver pry on the caliper placing the screw driver between the caliper pistons. This will collapse the pistons allowing you to remove the caliper.Remove the caliper pin retaining spring.Remove the caliper pins.Next remove the brake pad retaining clips, found in the middle of the caliper.Remove the brake pads.Remove the two bolts holding the brake caliper in place.Now you're able to remove the brake rotor.An instructional video has also been included below.
Remove wheels re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove brake line from caliper Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor
Remove the wheel, locate the Caliper. On the inner side there are 2 bolts going through the caliper, remove those (before removing use a flat head screwdriver to compress the caliper some) remove caliper. If you are removing the rotors remove the 2 large bolts on the caliper bracket.
Remove wheel. Remove brake caliper. Remove brake caliper mount. You can now remove the rotor.
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Remove the wheel. Remove the brake caliper. Remove the brake caliper mount. You can now remove the rotor.
in order to remove the rear caliper, you first remove the parking brake cable using a 14mm socket to remove the bolt. After removing the parking brake you can remove the caliper carrier, using a 17mm socket to remove the two caliper carrier bols this allows you to remove the caliper from the rear rotor, you can slide the caliper off of the carrier to remove it completely. to remove the rotor you can use a soft faced mallet and gently tap the inside of it and it should come right off.
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Remove wheel, remove the two bolts that hold the caliper to the bracket, use a C-clamp to compress the piston back into the back caliper and then remove from the rotor.
pull the wheel off, remove the two caliper bolts, remove the caliper and the rotor can be removed
When you remove the caliper, the pads can be pressed out by hand.
Use a screwdriver to lever piston back (between caliper and front of piston). remove caliper, usually two bolts, remove pads from caliper, fit new ones same way. re-fit caliper.
Remove wheel Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Rotor should slide off hub Remove wheel Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Rotor should slide off hub
Remove wheel Re-install 2 lug bolts to hold rotor in place Remove flexible brake line Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor
Remove wheel Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove flexible brake line Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor
Disengage the parking brake before attempting to remove the caliper.
Front or rear, remove wheel, remove caliper, remove caliper bracket, remove rotor.
Jack up front end, remove wheels. Use Allen wrench or Allen socket to remove 2 pins holding caliper on . Remove caliper by sliding it off the rotor. Remove pads from caliper. Press piston back into caliper with c clamp. Replace pads, reinstall caliper and pins.
You have to remove the brake caliper before you can remove the brake pads. I recommend you use a piece of wire and tie the caliper up to the spring to hold it. Now that the rotor is out of the way, you can remove them by sliding them out.
I believe that caliper is held with 10mm bolts. Remove caliper, then caliper mounting frame, then rotor will come off.
front caliper two bolts on back of caliper one on top one on bottom remove both bolts an pull caliper up an off rotor that's all
Remove wheel loosen and remove flexible brake line to caliper Remove 2 mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor