There are two outer bolts that have to be removed. They actually fit through a bracket and screw into another bolt head on the inside of the bracket. Use a 13mm wrench on the outside and a 15mm to hold the inside while removing the outer bolts.
The assembly may be tight gripping the disc. Since the only way to get the caliper piston to retract is to screw it CLOCKWISE, do not try to pry the old pad away from the disc with any tool - it just won't work. Use a wooden block to tap the entire caliper housing away from the disc - it will come away eventually.
Remove the old pads. To retract the piston back into the caliper housing, you will need a specialised VW brake tool (a cube tool found at any local automotive parts store with small buttons at opposite corners) and a 3/8" socket wrench with a 6" extension.
If you screwed up, you may need three other items to retract the piston: 1. a piston retracting tool that braces the piston and simply forces it in as you turn the screw knob; 2. a thin, flat, smooth piece of metal like a putty knife; 3. an expandable vice-grip wrench.
If you look at the Piston head, you'll notice at least two specific shaped grooves on the outer edge opposite each other; find a matching pair of buttons on the cube tool that fits into the grooves for turning - somewhat like a screwdriver.
Since none of the buttons would fit my piston as the widest pair still did not fit flat, I had to use the one with four buttons and using a hacksaw, cut off one opposing pair of buttons. The remaining two fit perfectly.
Now the rest is simple. Using the cube tool and your socket wrench with extension, try to turn the piston back up into the caliper housing by TURNING CLOCKWISE while at the same time apply some pressure as you turn the wrench. This will under normal circumstances, gradually retract the piston. DO NOT TURN THE TOOL AND THEREFORE THE PISTON TO THE LEFT IN A COUNTER-CLOCKWISE MOTION OR YOU WILL HAVE TO GO TO THE NEXT STEP.
Insert the new pads and use the new bolts provided to reattach the caliper to the bracket. Use the new bolts as they have a locking compound between the threads.
If by some stroke of misfortune, you are now researching how to get the piston back in - after you happily decided to turn the piston COUNTER-CLOCKWISE in a vain attempt to get the piston back into the housing, here is what you should do:
Place the aforementioned piston retractor in the caliper and turn the knob until the pad almost touches the piston head. Place the putty knife between the piston head and retractor pad, turn the knob to tighten the tool "just so". (this is to maintain a firm pressure against the piston while at the same time trying to get it to move back in).
Use the expanding wrench to grip the outer metal of the piston TAKING CARE NOT TO DAMAGE THE RUBBER BOOT then turn the piston clockwise a few 1/4-turns. Hopefully you will notice that the entire thing becomes loose and you will then have to tighten the retractor again by turning the knob JUST ENOUGH TO DRAW IT TIGHT AGAIN. Repeat this process a few times until you find that the piston has "caught" inside and has retracted a bit. You can now use the cube tool to completely turn it all the way in.
NOTE: the reason that I used the putty knife was because the expander pad bit into and jammed against the bare softer metal of the piston head. The putty knife created a smooth hard surface enabling the piston head to be easily turned with the wrench.
I thank the previous contributor who gave me the initial instruction on the use of the cube tool. I merely detailed it and explained how to fix the piston having popped out from turning counter clockwise.
the emergency brake pads ARE the REAR brake pads.
How much does it cost to replace brake pads on a 1999 Mercedes Clk?
In CT USA, a garage would charge 1 hour labor to replace the rear brake pads on that Mountaineer.
take it to a brake specialist
I have just bought some for mine they are Rear Brake Pads Ref No 533 approx �22 for a box to replace two sides. Discs are Ref No 224 and they are approx �30 per disc.
Replacing brake pads is a pretty easy task. One must remove the tire, remove the brake shoe, remove the used pad, replace it with a new brake pad, replace the brake shoe, and replace the tire.
Remove the rear tire and wheel. Remove the brake spring from the brake assembly. Remove the brake pads. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads.
Lift the car on a vehicle jack, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/caliper and remove 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.
Just remove the old brake pads and insert the new ones.
Rear disc brake pads, no. Rear brake shoes, yes.
Front or rear?
Go to the Dealer!!!
What is a continent
Lift the vehicle on a car jack, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/calipers, and remove the old brake pads. Put in the new brake pads, replace the brake shoe/calipers, replace the calipers, and lower the car.
Lift the car, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/calipers and remove the old brake pads. Put in the new brake pads, replace the brake shoe/calipers, replace the tire and lower the car.
How do you replace the front break pads on a Toyota corolla .
The rear brake pads on an Isuzu Bighorn are replaced by jacking the vehicle up, removing the wheel, and unbolting the caliper bolts. They can then be lifted from the rotor, pads removed, and new pads put in place.
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.
Lift the vehicle with a jack, remove the tire, remove the brake shoe/calipers, and remove the old brake pads. Next, put in the new brake pads, replace the brake shoe/calipers, replace the tire and lower the vehicle.
If you need to replace the discs or calipers your costs will rise accordingly. You can ... The rear brake pads should last twice as long as the front disc pads.
Rear brake pads? To replace the pads, just remove the rear tires. then the brake pads are as easy as, punching the pin out of the caliper, then the brake pads can be removed staight out the rear. You will want to open the brake fluid reservoir first and remove some brake fluid. Then use a special brake depressing tool, or screwdriver to push back the piston on the caliper, do one brake pad at a time. And install in reverse order.
There is a video on how to do this at www.teach-me-auto.com.
They have drum brakes there is no pad
you will have to get a brake caliper tool. the rear caliper the center part turn or screws in with this tool
Lift the car, remove the tire, remove the brake shoes/calipers, remove and dispose of the old pads. Put in the new pads, replace the brake shoe/caliper, replace the tire and lower the car.