Front brake pads and rotors

Tiny
GARRISONIAN
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  • 2010 TOYOTA COROLLA
Dear friends, our car need to have the front brake pads and rotor replaced.
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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 AT 9:51 PM

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Tiny
DANNY L
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Hello, I'm Danny.

Here is the information you requested for front brake pad replacement. This is a tutorial for you to view on how to change front brake pads and rotors:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-front-brake-pads-and-rotors-fwd

I've attached picture steps below on how to change the front brake pads on your car. Hope this helps and thanks for using 2CarPros.
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Saturday, March 13th, 2021 AT 11:09 AM
Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
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Good afternoon,

I attached the procedure below for along with a guide for the repair.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-front-brake-pads-and-rotors-fwd

Roy

BRAKE (FRONT): FRONT BRAKE: REMOVAL; 2010 MY Corolla [01/2009 - ]
HINT:

Use the same procedure for the LH side and RH side.
The following procedure listed is for the LH side.
REMOVE FRONT WHEEL
DRAIN BRAKE FLUID
NOTICE:

Immediately wash off any brake fluid that comes into contact with any painted surfaces.

DISCONNECT FRONT FLEXIBLE HOSE
Remove the union bolt and gasket, and separate the front flexible hose from the disc brake cylinder assembly.

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REMOVE DISC BRAKE CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
Hold the front disc brake cylinder slide pin and remove the 2 bolts and disc brake cylinder assembly.

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REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD
Remove the 2 disc brake pads from the disc brake cylinder mounting.

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REMOVE FRONT ANTI-SQUEAL SHIM
Remove the 2 No. 1 anti-squeal shims and 2 No. 2 anti-squeal shims from the brake pads.
REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD SUPPORT PLATE
Remove the 2 No. 1 disc brake pad support plates and 2 No. 2 disc brake pad support plates from the front disc brake cylinder mounting.

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NOTICE:

Each front disc brake pad support plate has a different shape. Be sure to put an identification mark on each front disc brake pad support plate so that it can be reinstalled to its original position.

REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE CYLINDER SLIDE PIN
Remove the No. 1 front disc brake cylinder slide pin and No. 2 front disc brake cylinder slide pin from the disc brake cylinder mounting.

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REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE CYLINDER SLIDE BUSHING
Using a screwdriver, remove the front disc brake cylinder slide bushing from the No. 2 front disc brake cylinder slide pin.

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NOTICE:

Do not damage the No. 2 front disc brake cylinder slide pin.

HINT:

Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE BUSHING DUST BOOT
Remove the 2 front disc brake bushing dust boots from the disc brake cylinder mounting.

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REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE CYLINDER MOUNTING
Remove the 2 bolts and front disc brake cylinder mounting from the steering knuckle.

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REMOVE FRONT DISC
Put matchmarks on the disc and the axle hub, and remove the front disc.
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