the caliper bolts require a 3/8" Allen wrench. You can buy these as a socket at just about any parts store.
To replace the brake pads on a 96 Grand Am, three tools will be needed. First, a C-Clamp, then a hex key to remove the caliper bolts, and a screwdriver to work the caliper free.
It should be a 3/8" Allen wrench.
THERE ARE TWO BOLTS ON EACH SIDE OF THE CALIPER REMOVE THOSE AND PULL THE CALIPER OFF
if it is the same as the 2004 then you would be looking for a 14mm or a 9/16 size
I'm pretty sure that takes a 7mm Allen key.
# Raise and support truck on jackstands and remove tire # Remove the brake caliper.After removing the caliper bolts suspend the caliper out of the way with a piece of wire.On front disc brakes remove the 2 caliper mounting bracket to steering knuckle bolts and detach the mounting bracket.On rear disc brakes the rotor can be removed after the caliper has been removed
Lug Wrench to remove tire & Wheel Socket Wrench or Hex Wrench to remove Caliper bolts Large "C" clamp to collapse caliper piston Rags, and a good spray brake cleaner
What size Allen socket is needed to remove bolt from caliper on 2004 ford escape
You need a 3/8" allan key or hex socket - not a torx
I don't know what size but on an 01 S60 you need an Allen wrench.
Remove the tire then remove the brake caliper take the pads off and replace them just like you removed them. Put the brake caliper back on you will need to bleed the brake line on the caliper add brake fluid if needed and put the tire bak on.
true you do not need to remove the caliper to change the brakes. how evever they are removeable. you should be able to loosen one bolt on the caliper and flip it up to remove the pads.
Use a large C- clamp to depress the piston enough to remove the caliper.
Remove wheels Make sure parking brake is released Remove caliper mounting bolts Remove Rotor Re-install caliper (for leverage) Remove brake pads Screw piston back into caliper (threaded due to parking brake) Special tool required available at Sears or auto parts not expensive Replace pads Remove caliper Install Rotor Re-Install caliper BE SURE TO PUMP BRAKES TO RESET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
you will need a c clamp to depress the caliper after pulling the brakes, first take the tire off second there are usually 2 bolts to the caliper remove the bolts third you will find the pads once you remove the caliper they will just snap in then you will need a flat surface to push agaisnt the caliper to depress it i usually use the old pad when you have finished you will need to pump your brakes in the car until the are hard.
Jack up the 2002 Optima and remove the wheel. disconnect the caliper brake line and drain into a bucket. Unbolt the caliper, and remove it with the pads. Bolt the new caliper on and replace the pads. The brakes may be spongy and the new caliper will require bleeding.
Remove wheels remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor a special tool (not expensive available at Sears or auto parts) is needed to fully retract piston into caliper body (it is threaded) Replace inner and outer pads PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
Normally 2 but it depends on the make vehicle.
Remove rear tire Remove (2) 13 mm bolts from caliper assembly. (Need 15 mm wrench to hold lock nut) Remove caliper Remove old pads Tighten (right turn) caliper plunger using special spanner wrench until it bottoms out insert new pads replace caliper and 13 mm bolts replace tire pump brakes before driving
Begin by removing the tire and wheel from your 2000 Chevy Lumina. Remove the brake spring and the break caliper. The rear brakes will come off.
If I'm not mistaken, 14mm for the caliper bolts, 17mm for the caliper brackets.
Put emergancy brake on, then jack up the front enfd remove tires, use a 3/8 Allen tool to remove the caliper mounting bolts. Then remove the brake caliper, and remove pads from caliper. Next push piston caliper into the caliper, reinstall the caliper. Re install the front wheels, lower the vehicle, pump the brakes until they are hard once again, and your ready to drive again.
Remove Wheels Make sure Emergency brakeis released Remove caliper mounting bolts Remove caliper Remove Rotor Re-install caliper Remove brake pads Use special tool (available at Sears or auto parts not expensive) to retract piston into caliper (Threads in clockwise) Replace pads and re-assemble
Jack the Neon up and remove the wheel. Keep the vehicle on a stand for safety. Unbolt the caliper and slide it off. Remove the brake pads from the caliper and replace them with new pads. Reinstall the caliper. The caliper is not adjustable, however you can bleed the lines for possible air in the fluid.