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Peugeot Rear Brake Pad & Disc Replacement Procedure

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments

This document covers the procedure to replace the rear brake pads and discs on the Peugeot 406. The instructions are generally applicable to other Peugeot models.
Getting started
1. Apply the handbrake.

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1982-99 Chevrolet S-10 FTS4130-3 Upper Control Arm Kit

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments

The following items must be checked during and after the installation of this kit:
1. The upper control arm gusset must be installed and have adequate clearance from the bump stop in the upper control arm to allow for alignment adjustments. Two different gussets are included with this kit, be sure to use the right version [...]

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Is it possible to put standard steel winter wheels meant for a BMW on Hyundai Sonata?

January 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Other than tire size and overall diameter, what wheel dimensions affect suitability? And is there a web site that give all details for wheels and tires for all cars?

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How to change my breakpads on a 2000 chevrolet Z-71 pickup truck?

January 8th, 2011 · No Comments

- Jack truck up remove wheel unbolt brake caliper watch hose not to break remove pads push in cali[per piston usig big c clamp at least 6 in. install pads pretty much self explanitare remove rotor if rusted tap on rotor just above wheel studs only remove rotor if turning or replacing rotor put back [...]

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I have a stripped hex screw on a brake caliper

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

I have a 1985 Cadillac Deville front disc brakes. While changing them I found out that the hex screw for the caliper is stripped. I tried just about everything. Any ideas or new options for me. The other side is done ready to go now I just need the passanger side.

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Rusted brake line on a 94 Cadillac Deville?

December 26th, 2010 · No Comments

On the drivers side the brake line is rusted out in the middle and needs replaced. Right now the guy I bought it off of put a compression fitting on it as temp fix to drive it to the shop. I spoke to a mechanic we knew and he told me it should be around [...]

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How do I bleed the brakes on a 84 Cadillac Deville?

December 25th, 2010 · No Comments

I replaced the master brake cylinder and already bench bled it but I don’t know how to bleed the lines themselfes. I can’t find the screw or whatever to bleed them all I think I know is it’s somewhere around the front disk brakes.

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1995 Mazda MX-6 Brake System Remove & Installation

December 1st, 2010 · No Comments

FRONT DISC BRAKE PADS
Removal & Installation
1. Raise and support front of vehicle. Remove front wheel assemblies. Remove lower lock pin/guide bolt. See Fig. 2 . Pivot caliper upward and support using rope.
2. Remove pads, shims, guide plates or pad guides and “V” springs (if equipped). Replace pad if lining thickness is less than specified. See [...]

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1998-2005 Audi C5 Wheel Bearing Unit, Removing and Installing

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Removing
Remove decorative wheel cover, for light-alloy wheels pull off protective cap (use pulling hook in vehicle tool kit). Remove bolt for driveshaft. (Only remove when vehicle is standing on its wheels: danger of accident). Remove wheel. Secure brake rotor using a wheel bolt. Remove bolt. Pull cable of ABS wheel speed sensor out of bracket [...]

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Audi A6/C5 Brake System Servicing

October 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Front brakes (FN-3), servicing
Note: Install complete repair kit.
After replacing brake pads and before moving vehicle, depress brake pedal several times firmly to properly seat brake pads in their normal operating position.
When siphoning brake fluid, always use a bleeder bottle that is used exclusively for brake fluid. Brake fluid is poisonous. NEVER siphon brake fluid with [...]

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