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Are you mechanically inclined? have you ever done a brake job before? If you answer NO to both of these, then its best to go to a brake shop and have it done. Don't take chances with your safety by trying to save a few bucks. the work they do is also warranteed against failure. If you do it and mess up, its all on you.

If you say Yes to both, Do go find yourself a Hayne's repair book for the GM lunima/transport/sillohuette minivans. Its a good book to use because all the sequences show pics. The front discs are EASY. the rears are not too bad. Just make sure you have the front rotors and rear drum turned when you do. I keep an extra set of both on hand, and rotate them when its time. that way I have the rotors and drum read to install at brake job time. Its a hassle when you have to remove both or all, take it to the shop, wait for an undetermined amount of time to have them turned. Do it all ahead of time to make it easier and faster. When you buy new one, they don't need turning, but Do clean the break surfaces with brakleen before use. Take your old ones and keep them from rusting by storing them in a dry place. then when you go to the parts store to get your brake pads, you can drop off the units to be turned. when you go home you'll have ALL the parts you need to complete the job.

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