How to replace a brake pad. Loose the hand brake, and l […]
How to replace a brake pad.
Loose the hand brake, and loose the screw of wheel hub(Note that it is loose, do not completely screw down). Jack the car. And then remove the tire. Before moving the brake, it is best to use a special brake cleaning liquid in the brake system, to avoid the powder into the respiratory tract,and impact of health.
Remove the screws of the brake caliper(For some cars, just screw down one of them and then loose the other)
Hanging the brake caliper with a rope , to avoid damage to the brake pipe. Then take off the old brake pad.
Use the C type clamp to push the piston into the back side.(pls note before this step, first off the hood, unscrew the brake oil box lid , the top brake piston brake fluid level will increase because of pushing on the piston. Then install the new brake pad.
Install the brake caliper back, the screw of it required to reach the torque. Loaded the tire back, and tighten the wheel screw slightly.
Because in the process of changing the brake pad, we push the piston into the inside, it will be empty when started to step on the brake. It will be ok after few steps.