I'm assuming front disc brakes here...
Start out by setting the emergency brake on the vehicle. Place something behind the rear tires (bricks are nice) and then jack the vehicle up and remove the front wheels. Once you do this, you'll see the rotor and the brake caliper. The brake pads are located inside the brake caliper, one on each side of the rotor. If you've never done this before and have no idea what a rotor is or what a caliper is, the rotor is the shiny (hopefully smooth) round part that your wheel mounts to and the caliper is the large assembly mounted to the rear (towards the passenger cabin) of the rotor.
On the inside of the caliper, facing the shock absorbers are two bolts (or pins) which hold the caliper in place. One is located at the top of the caliper and the other at the bottom. Each should be protected by a rubber boot and the bolt itself can be loosened by inserting a 3/8" Allen wrench. If your model does not have this type of bolt with the rubber boot protectors, you will probably get by with a 5/8" wrench or socket. (My '98 Pick-up and my 2000 Tahoe both have the Allen wrench/boot type bolts, so I'm assuming a 1999 Tahoe will as well) Loosen the bolts and remove the caliper from the mount points. The brake fluid hose screws into the top of the caliper. Do NOT remove this, it is not necessary to replace the brake pads. Also, the caliper is pretty heavy - don't let it hang by the brake hose. If you need to suspend it for any reason, do so from the strut using an old clothes hanger or some other comparable wire you have lying around.
Once the caliper is removed, you can remove the old brake pads easily. The outside brake pad is held in place by a clip on each side. Push each upper corner of the old brake pad in towards the center of the caliper and up and the pad will slide loose. The inside caliper is held in place by a a spring clip that fits inside the caliper piston. Simply pull the old pad straight out, rocking it back and forth if necessary.
Before placing the new brake pads into the caliper, you'll need to compress the caliper piston to create enough clearance for the new pads to fit over the rotor. Do this using a large C-clamp. Once the piston is compressed back into the caliper, insert the new brake pads.
Replace the caliper back onto the mount points behind the rotor and tighten the bolts to hold it securely in place.
Repeat this for the other side of the vehicle.
Replace the wheels and lower the vehicle back to the ground.
Start the engine, pump your brakes to reseat the new brake pads snugly against the rotors and check your brake fluid level, adding fluid if necessary.
Note: If your old pads were extremely worn, resulting in damage to your rotors, you should replace the rotors along with the brake pads.
I've included a how to video for you that should help out a great deal. Hope this helps.
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Your rotors on the front are warped replace the rotors and break pads ane it will be fine
Yes, the front has discs brakes on them.
They are disc brakes and self adjusting
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Here is a link to some good instructions. http://reviews.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Chevy-Silverado-4x4-Front-Wheel-Hub-Bearing-Replacement_W0QQugidZ10000000002536494
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If your brakes are ineffective, you have a problem, part of that problem is that your truck is 23 years old. Why don't you change the fluid, replace the front pads and rear shoes. Replace the front rotors and rear drums. Inspect the rubber brake lines as they may be collapsing. Replace the master cylinder. Do all this if it is all necessary and I bet you have good brakes again. Fix the problem or problems and you will not have ineffective brakes.
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Z71Tahoe-Suburban.com has a number of write ups. Pretty easy job.
Rear brakes do not have to be replaced too often. It's really hard to tell without looking at it. What you can do is to replace front brakes and test drive it, if you feel that your car brakes works just fine you do not need to replace rear brake shoes.
i did my brakes most of the time it will only need an hour of my time to do both front brakes.....
No. You will only need to replace the brake shoes if they are worn down. Generally the front brakes do 70% of braking leaving the rear with 30%, which will cause the front pads to wear first. What is important however is that you replace either front brakes or rear brakes as a set. i.e. if you're replacing the front brakes do the right and left side.
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In front of the radiator.