Brake Pad and Rotor Replacement - Rear
- Socket set
- Wrench set
- Screw driver set
- Replacement pads and rotors
- Shop towels
- Brake grease
- Hydraulic jack
- Jack stands
- Protective gloves and eyewear
Begin with the vehicle on level ground, in park and the engine off and safely lifted in the air to perform a brake service.
Step 1 - After the vehicle is safely lifted into the air, remove the lug nut covers. (Step does not pertain to every vehicle.)
Remove Lug Nut Cover
Lug Nut Cover Removed Step 3 - Next, loosen and remove the wheel lug nuts. (Note: If air impact wrench is not used, loosen the lug nuts one turn while the vehicle is still on the ground.)
Remove Lug Nuts Step 4 - Then, grasp the tire and lift from wheel studs and axle flange.
Removing Tire Step 5 - Using a pair of dikes remove the rotor retainer clip which is used in initial assembly and will not be reinstalled.
Remove Rotor Retainer Clip