When replacing the front brakes on a 2000 Silverado half ton 2WD what size wrench do you need to get the calibers of to remove the pads?
It is a 3/8 Allen wrench
Answer on modern cars there is a wear indicator on brakes it will usuall scrape and make a noise when brakes are low enuff to require replacing you can also see this if you remove wheel and look at brakes 50% worn brakes have lots of miles left on them, barring other problems or damage. When they get below 25% is the time to think about new.
Block the front wheel to keep the truck from rolling. Lift the Silverado, and place a safety stand under it. Remove the wheel. The drum will pull off, it may take some work as they stick. The brake shoes have a pin through the middle, with a rotating clip and a spring. Remove the clip and spring and the shoes will come off to be replaced.
Why the does the gas gauge quit working after replacing the fuel pump in a 2005 Chevy silverado truck?
First, remove the wheel. Then disassemble the brake calipers - two hex or star bolts located on the back which will require you to first remove the caps. Once the bolts are removed, the whole assembly should be able to slide of the rotors. Make sure you support the calipers somehow, do not just let them dangle from the connecting lines (They're fragile and can be easily be torn or pulled) Once the calipers are…
Take it loose from brake cailber, Then follow it up to the frame it will hook up to a medal line. Take it loose there, There is a medal clip there that's holds it to the frame remove that with a screew driver, it is a little trickey. It will slide out of the bracket. Then install new one and bleed brakes.
Is replacing the Driverside front wheel bearing simple enough for the backyard mechanic on an ION II?
2004 dodge 1500 Shakes when put on the brakes on the highway and brakes were done only 10000 miles ago?
The rotors are warped. Remove the pads and rotors and have them trued at a machine shop. Install new pads and do not use the old pads. Have the calibers inspected to see if they are sticking. Be sure and clean all the hardware and remove any debris and heavy rust particles. Use only a wire brush. Clean everything down with spray brake cleaner. ANOTHER OPINION It sounds like "Disk brake chatter". That's when the…