Undo the central bolt that goes through the caliper and twist the caliper off. This pushes the piston back.The pads were Forodo FA34 front and back. Its 22 years since I had an xs11 but can still remember a bit
Asked in Mercury Mountaineer
How do you change brake pads on a 2003 Mercury Mountaineer truck?
Jack your truck up, take your tires off, and look at the brakes, you can usually see them. if not you need to take the piston housing off that pushes the brake pads against the rotor. another clue that your brake pads are worn is your brake fluid. if its low it usually means your pads are worn (the more you have to push on the brakes to get the pads to push on the rotor the more fluid is used) Jack...
Asked in Toyota
How do you change rear brake pads on a 2001 Toyota Avensis?
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. ...
Asked in Brake Pads and Rotors
How do I change brake pads on my car?
Changing brake pads can be easy once you do it once. You have to jack up the car so the tire is off the ground. Take off the tire. You will see a round ring which is the rotor. On top of the rotor are the brake pads. You will need a socket to take them off. ...
Asked in Science, Honda Accord
How long does it take to change brake pads on a Honda Accord?
Changing the brake pads on a Honda Accord is relatively simple. With a few simple tools, one can replace the pads in about one hour. ...
Asked in Chevy Blazer
How do you change the brake pads on a 1997 Chevy Blazer?
take the tire off and then remove the brake caliper remove the brake pads take a c clamp and compress the brake piston replace the pads then put the caliper back on tighten the caliper bolts put the tire back on then turn car on and push on the brakes a couple of times ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Citroen
Why do your brake lights stay on on your citroen c3?
Brake lights on can mean no brake fluid, worn out brake pads, faults in the master cylinder. Must take your car to the garage immediately. Worn out brake pads can damage the discs which are expensive to change. ...
Asked in Nissan 240SX
How do you change the rear brake pads on a 1990 Nissan 240sx?
take caliper off, and then remove brake pads... piston for the brake caliber must be spun in to reset it. dont try to puch it in, it will not move... ...
Asked in Brake Pads and Rotors
How long does it take to replace brake pads and rotor?
It will take approximately 15 minutes, per wheel, for an experience mechanic to change the brake pads and the rotor. A novice mechanic, doing the job in their driveway, will take considerably longer. ...
Asked in Car Sounds, Brakes and Tires, Nissan Altima
What causes your brakes to make a hissing sound when you apply my bakes?
its either because there's a dust on it from new brake pads, or from pressing your brake pads too hard before they break in, or its them hitting the back of the caliper. take them off, put grease on the back of both the pads(not towards the rotor) and take a brush and lightly brush off the front of the pads. also there's brake quiet that you can put on the pads. ...
How do you replace the brake pads on a 1993 dodge spirit?
Raise Vehicle, Remove Tire, take out the 2 Brake Caliper retaining bolts and remove caliper, take the old pads out and replace with the new ones... its as simple as that ...
Asked in Brake Pads and Rotors, How To
How to change brake pads by yourself?
Changing brake pads can be easy once you do it once. Jack up the car so the wheel is off the ground. Take off the tire. You will see a round ring which is the rotor. The pads are on top of the rotor. You will need a socket to take them off. ...
How do i change brake pads on a 2002 Chevy Silverado 4x4?
take out calipar and take out pads and put new ones in the same why the old ones came out ...
Asked in Honda Civic
How do you change front brake pads on a 2002 Honda civic?
To change front brake pads on a 2002 Honda Civic raise the vehicle and safely prop it up. Remove the front wheels and caliper. Take off the old pads. Decompress the caliper piston and insert the new pads. ...
Asked in Bike Types, Bicycles
Will cantilever brake pads work on a linear pull system for your bicycle?
Sort of, maybe. Some cantis use pads with smooth posts, and it's very rare to find a v-brake that take those. But some canti brakes use pads with threaded posts, and those should work, after a fashion, with v-brakes. Do note that canti brake pads are usually thicker and shorter than v-brake pads, which can influence the performance and the setup. ...
Asked in Chevy Camaro RS
How do you remove a wheel cylinder in a 92 camaro rs?
Take brake pads off, take the brake line out of the back of the cylinder and the 2 bolts out and your home free. ...
How do you change the brake pads on 1997 Saab 900se turbo?
Take off the brake calipers, but let the brake line be mounted. Attach the caliper to a string so that it does not hang by the brake hose. Take out the old brake pads. Compress the pistons together. You may need a special Saab tool for this. Apply some copper paste or similar grease to the sides of the caliper and mount the new brake pads. Check that everything runs smoothly before mounting everything back together. ...
Asked in Car Sounds
Car makes a loud grinding sound when you brake?
"Could be many things, but from my experience, brake pads might be worn thru and are scraping metal to metal. If so brake pads need replacing. If brake pads are worn thru and not replaced, scoring damage could be accumulating on the brake disc." It could also be due to a warped or damaged router that would be the big metal disk. but if replacing your brake pads doesn't fix the problem replacing your router will more then likely take care of...