Your car probably has antilock brakes w/ traction control. It would be very wise to let professionals repair your brakes. This is a very complex system, and you are going to end up getting yourself in trouble. If you still want to strike out on your own, buy a repair manual for your car, or go and read about it at the Public Library.
It is time to replace the brake calipers when they begin sticking closed or do not close all the way. You might also have a caliper that locks completely which needs to be replaced.
Remove wheels Loosen Brake lines to calipers Retract piston into caliper slightly remove mounting bolts (2) Remove brake lines Remove caliper
if the caliper is stuck u need to replace the caliper it is also a wise move to buy a matched pair of calipers, cheaper , and replace both sides at same time
Remove the calipers, then the caliper frame, rotor is now free.
replace calipers in pairs. replace brake hoses at the same time.
remove the caliper slider bolts and the brake hose then put the new caliper on, dont forget to bleed the new caliper and top off brake fluid when finished
The Calipers May Be Bad; Also The Brake Hoses Could Be Bad. On The Inside This Will Restrict The Flow Of Brake Fluid Back Into The Master Cylinder Causing The Caliper To Stay On. If You Replace The Calipers, Replace The Hoses Also.
Remove the wheels, then the 2bolts that hold the calipers on. Pry the piston in on the caliper all of the way. Remove the caliper and if it isn't groved, install the new pads using any anti squeek shims or grease in kit. If it is groved, have it turned before reassembly.
jack the truck up, remove the wheels. There is usually 2 bolts that hold the calipers on, and usually there is a bracket that holds the calipers to the pads. Remove old pads and replace with the new and replace the caliper, bracket, and bolts
Remove the rear wheels, then the calipers and simply pull the rotors off. If the parking brakd is on the caliper you need a special tool ot retract the caliper.
Typically, sticking calipers are just worn calipers. You may just need to replace them. Calipers often stick when they get older and when they do so the brakes tend to wear rapidly and you'll get some pulling to one side. Always replace calipers on both sides so that both will function equally.
With experience, a mechanic can replace break calipers in around an hour. It generally costs $100 for each new caliper, however this may differ at repair shops near you.
first remove tires from vehicle then remove calipers then you can replace break pads on both sides of vehicle
check brake hoses. check brake fluid condition, if fluid is contaminated or mixed with wrong fluid, calipers can lock-up or stick. check caliper bolts, hardware, caliper brackets. replace if broken, bent, or missing.
A Caliper Reset Tool is a tool used to 'reset' the brake caliper piston on calipers with an integral handbrake system. The tool spins the piston while applying pressure to compress it enough to replace the old pads with newer thicker ones.
Unless the caliper is broken, you can just replace the brake pads.
Disc brakes are supposed to drag on the rotors, if you think they are too tight you will have to replace the calipers. The caliper slides may need cleaning and new hardware to allow the calipers to move freely.
Usually brake calipers are not repairable. It can fixed only temporary, and eventually you will have to replace it. PS: the problem with steaky caliper is that it might lock at some moment, and there is not way how you can unlock it if you are not in your garage. You do not want one of caliper get locked somewhere on highway.
Jack up car, secure on jackstand, Remove wheel, remove two mounting bolts that secure the calipers. Slide calipers out of rotors and hang caliper in a way not to strain brake hose. Pull Rotors off and change for new ones. If you want to change pads, Remove two retaining bolts on the caliper that hold the pads, remove and replace them.
Remove the tire and wheel from your 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier. Remove the brake pad springs and calipers. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads.
jack up vehicle. remove wheel remve caliper bolts from rear of caliper slide caliper off rotor remove old pads push piston back into caliper with a c clamp insert new pads reinstall calipers and bolts replace wheels
You might not need to replace the calipers, but pads and rotors will need to be changed, if it was metal to metal. You would open up the bleeder screws on the calipers, and use a big C-clamp to force the pistons back into the caliper. Then remember to close the bleeders. The rotors come off after removing the calipers, and if not, then the wheel bearings will have to be taken apart, and checked, cleaned and repacked before reassembly.
could be a problem with the caliper probably have a bad caliper replace them both with new loaded calipers so it stops straight and replace the rotors too one had been subjected to extreme heat and will warp soon
On about 70% of Automobile applications the caliper is removed completly. On about 25% of cars the caliper is designed to have one bolt/slide pin removed and swung out of the way. The rest have a system where a pin or retainer is removed and the pads slide out of the caliper. This is most common on 4 and 6 piston calipers from High Performance manufacturers. It takes me about fife minutes per brake including jacking, removing wheel replace pads reassemble and tourque wheel nuts on my WILLWOOD brakes.
To replace brake pads and rotor: Unbolt wheel, unbolt caliper, remove caliper, unbolt caliper bracket, remove rotor, replace rotor, bolt up bracket, compress caliper, replace pads, replace caliper, bolt up caliper, bolt up wheel, repeat whole thing on other side...