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How to change the brake pads for a 98 Saturn?

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2012-04-13 06:43:47
2012-04-13 06:43:47

simple take wheel off ....grab 6mm allen key socket.remove caliper[after takiung out 2 allen key bolts] pop out old shoes pop in new ones.put antiseize on bolt threads and bolt bushings ,replace caliper

Saturns use a 14mm hex socket to remove the caliper bolts, both front and rear ( for a rear disk brake option) always use anti seize on threads, but do not use anti seize on the bushings. use Sylglyde or some type of impurity free grease. Anti seize is made up of aluminum shavings, and will actually inhibit the proper movement of the caliper pins against the bushings.

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