Jack and tire wrench. You will need to jack up the car and remove the wheel of course. Jackstands are a good idea too. I just did it for a 94 Towncar. The calipers can be removed by inserting a suitably sized Torx wrench (mine was a socket that fit on my ratchet) into the two mounting bolts that face inwards - away from you. These bolts are hard to see. If you don't have a Torx wrench and you plan on doing work on cars in the future, you may as well buy a set. A screwdriver at the top of the pads will help loosen the calipers/pads, and then the top of the caliper should slide out, followed by the bottom, which has a clip that fixes it to the bracket. Then the pads can be popped out by hand or with a screwdriver. Mechanics iron wire or a cut and bent coathanger can be fashioned to support the caliper from the body frame - generally you do not want to remove the hydraulic brake line unless it is damaged or leaking - and you do not want to cause that damage by letting the caliper dangle on its brakeline. If the parking brake has worn a ridge into the drum area of the rotor, the star wheel adjuster at the top can be loosened with a screwdriver. WD-40 or equivalent used sparingly may help but keep the lubricant off the shoes and pads. If you get lubricant or grease on the rotor, you will need to degrease it. Check the rotor for wear; a caliper-type micrometer is useful, or your auto parts store/machine shop can check it for you. For some the spec is not less than 11.25mm, but check this spec for your model and year. If, after turning it, the rotor thickness will be less than that, you should get new rotors at common auto parts stores - generally not too expensive. That's it. The only unusual tool would be the Torx wrench. You may also needa tool to turn the puck in on the rear brakes.
No special tools needed.
a torx bit size t-55 for front brakes
Tools needed to replace front brakes 2002 Ford Focus?
what tools do i use to change the front brakes in my 2003 Pontiac grand prix
The brakes on the Villager are as straight forward as the brakes on a 1965 Mercury. Only normal brake tools are required.
To replace brakes effectively, you need to know what type of brakes you have. In general, you will need a jack, new brakes, a wrench and Allen wrenches.
First of all, Do you have any specialty brake tools? Ben
Probably basic hand tools and perhaps a brake spring tool. If you pick up a shop manual for the car and read their directions, you should get some idea what you'll need.
Drums are not a job for beginners. With the right tools & a manual you could do it.
first off are they disk brakes, (like the front one)? or drum brakes?
It depends greatly on the repair needed and the tools you have on hand in determining how long it takes to repair brakes and brake services. If you don't have that have a professional do it.
The tools needed for an oil change tend to be common tools. A floor jack is needed to access the oil pan. A pan which is used to drain oil into. A wrench and socket set is used to remove and replace the oil cap.
nope just standard air tools
Visegrips, a cigarette and beer.
No tools needed, that 1997 Cadillac Deville doesn't have a timing belt.
14 mm wrench or socket--top bolt does not loosen--take out bottom bolt and snap out pads -- front and back of each wheel
the only tools need are a 17 inch socket a rachet a "C" clamp to push the piston back in.
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.
Front or back?
No, no special tools needed, just common hand tools.
basic tools are all that are needed its a simple job. They are disc type brakes.If you can do the front, then you can do the rear.
Changing your own brakes can in fact, be done at home. It is relatively easy to do, and in most cases it takes only an hour to complete. No special tools are needed, just space, time, and a bit of know-how. Learning this skill will also avoid you from having to pay costly mechanic fees.
what tools are needed
brake fluid.10 mm 11 mm , wd40, and a buddy to help ya