Best Answer

1 Jack up the car and place on stands. 2 Remove wheel 3 Take off the Master Cylinder cover. 4 With a flashlight look behind the rotor. Here you will find two bolt heads. These are what hold the Caliper to the Hub assembly. 5 Extract those same bolts.(BE CAREFUL NOT TO LET THE CALIPER HANG BY THE BRAKE LINE) 6 Slide off the Caliper. 7 Remove the outer pad. 8 Using a 6 inch C clamp run it into the inner pad and tighten gently until flush with the caliper. 9 Take out the inner pad. 10 Put in new inner pad. 11 Insert new outer pad. 12 Buff the rotor with some Emery cloth. 13 Reverse steps 6-1 14 Be careful at all times. When setting the new pads. 15 Drive the car around the block 10mph brake to stop , 20mph brake to stop , 30mph brake to stop 40mph brake to stop. Your done.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2007-02-07 05:56:45
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides
See all Study Guides
Create a Study Guide

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How to install new brake pads on 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass supreme?
Write your answer...
Related questions

Where do you add brake fluid on an 1990 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme?

The master cylinder contains the reservoir for the brake fluid. This is where you would add it on an 1990 Cutlass Supreme.

How do you install brake pads on 1982 cutlass?

Replacing the brake pads on your 1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass is quite easy. Remove the brake pad Springs and caliper. The brake pads will come off. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads

Where is the brake light switch located on a 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 2Dr?

It's on top of the brake pedal under the dash.

What size brake pads for a 90 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme?

Just tell the parts store what type of car you have and they will be able to get you the right pads.

What are the brake rotor discard specs for a 1988 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme with 4 wheel dics brakes?

The minimum thickness specs are stamped into the rotors.

How do you change front rotors on 1994 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme?

Pull the tires off and take the brake calipers off and the rotors will pull off.

1988 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme brake lights wont turn off?

The brake light switch must be broken or out of adjustment. The switch is located above the brake pedal. what if it don't cut off

Security Light is On for my 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlas supreme?

where is the brake light switch for 1996 Oldsmobile cutlas supreme

How do you change the brake pads on a 1990 Oldsmobile cutlass ciera?


How do you install a new taillight assembly for a 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme?

Seems silly.. take out the old one, and install the new one. Pull the carpet away from you in the trunk by your brake lights, and you'll see 3 screws with plastic wingbolt lookin things. Unscrew all of them, and you can pull the entire assembly out.

Where is the fusebox 84 Oldsmobile cutlass?

under the steering column above the brake pedal

What type of brake fluid is used in a 1995 oldsmobile cutlass cierra?


How much do the rotors cost on a 95 Oldsmobile cutlass?

The 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass brake rotors will cost approximately $40 per wheel. The rotors can be as cheap as $25 at some discount auto-parts stores.

Brake lines for 1984 Oldsmobile cutlass?

be more specific, bleed, what kind, or crossreferences of other models..

What does brake idiot light on mean1997 Cutlass Supreme?

It could be the brake fluid reservoir is low and is telling you that the brakes need attention.

What size torx for a cutlass supreme brake job?

what size torx for a 96 ford bronco?

What is it when the brake lights on a 1994 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme don't work?

One of two things. Either the brake light switch behind the brake pedal. Or try wiggling or rotating your turn signal stalk in a circle motion. If the brake lights work when the turn signal stalk is wiggled then you need to replace the turn signal stalk.

Location of Component Center in a 1993 cutlass supreme?

Above the brake petal. You have to take the cover off.

Where do you find the fuse box for an 1985 cutlass supreme brougham?

Bottom left side of emergency brake

Where is brake switch on 96 olds cutlass supreme?

It's a white plastic thing right above the brake pedal. It has two wires that plug into it.

Where is the back up light switch located for a 1989 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme?

Look above the brake pedal on the rod that holds the pedal. There is a button that engages when you depress the pedal to activate the lights. Your parts store will have a replacement and can show you how it is attached.

Brake pads Oldsmobile cutlass sierra?

The brake pads on an Olds Sierra are a wearable part. When replacing brakes it is better to change both fronts or both rears at the same time.

There is fluid leaking out of the front wheel area on your 1998 Oldsmobile cutlass?

Most likely brake fluid. Check the master cylinder level.

How do you release parking brake on 1997 olds cutlass supreme if emergency brake cable is broke?

If the cable is broken and parking/emergency brake is still ON, then they are rusted in place ! - Your emergency brake system needs urgent work.

How do you fit the brake pads into the clips on the rear brakes of a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme?

Remove lower caliper bolt (actually the upper one is a pin), lift the caliper, replace pads. The clips and the bracket might however need some cleaning.