After removing the wheel, there are two bolts that hold the caliper together. The two bolts require two different size wrenches. The topmost bolt is a 1/2" or a 12mm. If you turn that the bolt will spin and spin. A 15mm wrench needs to be put on the spacer nut to prevent this from happening. After the topmost bolts are removed comes the hard part, collapsing the caliper. I removed the whole assembly but in hindsight I don't know if that was the best (but def the easiest). The caliper needs to be rotated and comressed at the same time. I used a socket to push the caliper down while roating with a pair of lockjaw pliers (definately not reccomended but it worked). There is supposed to be a special tool for it but I couldn't find one in time.
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If I recall... the caliper is what holds the brake pad to the rotor ;) So... DEF yes!! YES !!
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FRONT OR REAR?
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How do you change brake pads on a 2002 Nissan Sentra? How do you change brake pads on a 2002 Nissan Sentra? How do you change brake pads on a 2002 Nissan Sentra?
It will cost approximately $30 per wheel to change the brake pads, at a auto mechanic shop. It will cost more if the rotors need to be replaced. You can purchase brake pads for approximately $10.
you buy brake pads and you change them
# Preparation For Brake Pad Replacement # Remove the Wheel # Unbolt the Caliper # Remove the Old Brake Pads # Compress the Brake Piston # Re-Install the Brake Caliper
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You can change the brake pads by first removing the wheel. Remove the brake and retaining springs. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads.
Lift the car on a jack, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/caliper and take out the old brake pads. Put in the new brake pads, replace the brake shoe/caliper, replace the tire and lower the car to the ground.
remove old brake pads, replace with new brake pads voila!
You can change the brake pads on your 2007 Honda by removing the wheel. Remove the brake pad springs. The brake pads will come off. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads.
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See answer on "How do you change the front brake pads on a 2001 Ford Focus?" for a description of the location of the resivoir. The answer to this exact location is at the bottom of that answer.
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