2002 Dodge Truck REPLACE ROTORS & PADS

Tiny
DWE
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  • 2002 DODGE TRUCK
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 130,000 MILES
IS THERE ANY MANUAL WITH PICTURES TO GUIDE ME THROUGH THIS JOB.
MY SON WAS GOING TO DO THE JOB FOR ME, BUT HE JUST DEPLOYED TO IRAQ FOR 6 MONTHS.
WOULD APPRECIATE ANY HELP.

SEMPER FI

DON ELLIS
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Sunday, August 30th, 2009 AT 7:22 AM

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Raise and support vehicle.
Remove wheel and tire assembly.
Compress caliper.
Remove caliper.
CAUTION:DO NOT allow brake hose to support caliper assembly.

Remove caliper by tilting the top up and off the caliper adapter.
Support and hang the caliper.
Remove inboard brake shoe from the caliper adapter.

Bottom pistons in caliper bore with C-clamp. Place an old brake shoe between a C-clamp and caliper piston.
Clean caliper mounting adapter and anti-rattle springs.
remove rotor
Lubricate anti-rattle springs with Mopar brake grease.
CAUTION:Anti-rattle springs are not interchangeable.


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install rotor
Install anti-rattle springs.
Install inboard shoe in adapter.
Insert outboard shoe in adapter.
Tilt the top of the caliper over rotor and under adapter. Then push the bottom of the caliper down onto the adapter.
Install caliper.
Install wheel and tire assembly.
Remove support and lower vehicle.
Apply brakes several times to seat caliper pistons and brake shoes and obtain firm pedal.
Fill brake fluid reservoir
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Sunday, August 30th, 2009 AT 7:50 AM

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