Easy step by step guide on how to replace front brake pads and rotors on a rear
wheel drive vehicle, though appearances may differ, the process is the same.
Difficulty Scale: 6 of 10Tools and Supplies Needed
Large channel locks or "C' clamp
Line pliers (optional)
Dikes (side cutters)
Axle bearing grease
Protective eye wear and gloves
Begin with the vehicle on level ground with the emergency brake set with the
engine "OFF". Lift the vehicle by the manufactures recommended instructions and
secure with jack stands.
Step 1 - Once the vehicle is safely in the air
remove the front tire lug nuts. (Note: If air tools are not used loosen the lugs
(one turn) when the vehicle is still on the ground.)