CHANGING BRAKE PADS AND C CLAMPING PISTON BACK IN CALIPER

1998 GMC Jimmy

Tiny

roycar71

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:00 PM

Hello, I will be changing brake pads on all four wheels. Do I take off cap of brake fluid reservoir in order to c-clamp piston into caliper to fit new pads? After installing pads, do I pump brakes for each individual side I do, or wait until I finish all 4 sides to pump brakes? Does the car need to be on when pumping brakes? Thanks.

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5 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:03 PM

Remove the cap.

Do not pump up till all 4 are done.

No, the motor does not need to be running

Roy

Tiny

roycar71

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:06 PM

Removing the cap does it allow air so I would have to bleed brakes? Thanks.

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:08 PM

No, it will fill the master back up with fluid.

Roy

Tiny

roycar71

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:14 PM

Thanks.

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

July, 11, 2012 AT 7:28 PM

Good luck

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