How to Change Disk Pads?

Answer The disk pads are a part of your braking system. When you depress the brake pedal, a piston sends fluid from the master cylinder to the braking cylinders. The pistons make contact with the brake pa... Read More »

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How to Change Rear Disk Brake Pads?

Although rear disc brakes only provide 25% braking capacity for a vehicle, the pads are smaller and thinner than front disc brake pads. Rear disc brakes can provide more consistent braking power to... Read More »

How to Change Disk Brake Pads on a Toyota 4Runner?

Although very similar, the Toyota 4Runner uses four different brake caliper configurations for the front brake assemblies. They may vary in the number of shims, plates and cushions installed with t... Read More »

How to Change Disk Brake Pads on a Toyota Avalon?

Toyota Avalon disc brakes consist of a semi-metallic compound applied to a metal backing plate with a lifetime epoxy. When you push the brake pedal, the calipers force the brake pads against the br... Read More »

How to Change the Rear Disk Brake Pads on a 2002 Pontiac Bonneville?

Unlike many vehicles, the 2002 Bonneville uses rear disc brakes. This means that instead of a large iron drum acting as the rear brakes, there is a caliper-and-brake pad set-up. This provides maxim... Read More »