Assuming its like my 1997.
Loosen the lugnuts while on the ground, the jack up the side like you are changing the tire except add a jackstand for safety. A small stool/toolbox to sit on makes it easier. Remove the tire for that side (assuming the front left for front right side only), and behind the caliper there will be two bolts - 17/19mm if I recall - one at top, one at bottom. Remove those two bolts. With the caliper bolts off, work the caliper off the rotor - it may be stuck because of a "ring" on the outer edge that is not worn down - since you are replacing the pads, its ok to bung up the old ones getting the caliper off - I usually push/pull in and out, the use a rubber mallet if needed - hit the top and bottom in the direction to remove it - in the case for the left side, front to back swing into the caliper at the top - be gentle though. Once the caliper is off, pop out the pads - and keep them together for reference on installing the new ones. To push in the piston, I use a large C-clamp (7+ inch jaw) with a socket in the piston-cup to keep it axially aligned while pushing it back in - it is seated when the rubber seal is sticking out farther than the piston-cup - OR - it no longer moves easily - assuming the piston-cup are not misaligned and jammed. Some fluid may spit out of the brake fluid resivoir as the piston is compressed back. Put the new pads in - a screwdriver helps with the metal tabs - its a trick, and like Basketball it takes practice. If the caliper does not fit back on the rotor, usually the piston is not in far enough. Assuming that the rotors are not being removed, put the bolts back in, double check they are tight, put the wheel on and repeat on the other side.
You should ALWAYS check to see if there are any grooves worn in the rotors or drums when replacing brake pads. If there are signs of wear, have the rotors or drums turned to smooth them out for better braking and longer pad life. If you DO NOT do this, the new pad will wear faster because the high spots of the grooves in the rotors will wear down the pads until they match the grooves in the rotors. They will wear pretty normally after that, but you will have lost some life off the pads at the beginning.
When they are 3/4 worn
you replace it
I need an answer to this too.
there is a switch on the console between the seats by the emergency brake.....
which one the center or the side?
What would cause the 1995 Nissan Pathfinder not to go in forward or reverse?
the screws come off and you replace it
I dont know what is reasonable, but my dealer said it would be about $900 to replace both outer CV boots on my 2001 Pathfinder.
To reset the ABS light on a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder, disconnect the battery for 10 minutes. A Nissan dealer can also reset the light with a computer.
i need pad shims in front brakes on a pathfinder 1995
The oil drain plug on a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder is located under the engine. Maintenance includes replacement of the oil pan gasket.