HOW DO I CHANGE THE FRONT BRAKE PADS?

  • Tiny
  • tay-clem
  • 1994 Saturn SL1
  • 166,000 miles

I'm having trouble figuring out how to get the caliper apart to replace the pads.

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 5:52 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
  • Expert
  • 28,260 posts

To change just the pads you remove the bottom caliper pin which is a 14mm. Then you can flip up the caliper to replace the pads.I would also refinsh the rotors dont just a pad slap. To remove the rotors remove the 18mm bolts holding caliper housing to the knuckle. Also when your done make the brake hoses loop in the hose is facing towards the strut.

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Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 AT 5:59 PM

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