How do you change the brake pads on a 2001 Ford Escort?

Take the wheels off, then the folt holding the pin holding the pads on then drive the pin out . Compress the piston in the caliper so that the piston is completely in the cyl. In stall the new pads and any anti squeek shims or grease tht is with the pads. You may want ot get a manual on your cr from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM for about $9