CHEVY REAR BRAKE PADS

2007 Chevrolet Uplander

Tiny

buck61

September, 20, 2010 AT 2:20 PM

Brakes problem
2007 Chevy Uplander 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 70000 miles

i was able to replace front pads no problem. The caliper on rear want compress for new pads. Does rear caliper need to screw in?

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1 Answer

Tiny

Wrenchtech

September, 20, 2010 AT 2:43 PM

Yes, you do have to thread it back in while applying pressure. There is a ratchet mechanism in there for the parking brakes.

They make a number of different tools for doing that as you need to be real careful not to tear the boot.

Here are a couple examples of the tools.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/561653_Rear_disc_adjusting_tool_KD3163_3.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/561653_rear_brake_caliper_kit_in_use_3.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/561653_rear_brake_caliper_tool_3.gif

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