How to Locate the Caliper Bleeder Value on a Rear Brake of an F-150?

Answer The Ford F-150 pickup has power-assisted front disc brakes and standard rear drum brakes. Rear disc brakes are an option. Calipers may be either single piston, or dual piston models. Both types hav... Read More »

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How to Remove a Brake Bleeder From a Caliper?

The brake bleeder screw on the brake caliper is designed to retain the pressure in the brake system until it is loosened. When loosened, fluid will flow from the hole in the top of the bleeder. Thi... Read More »

How to Locate Caliper Bolts When Changing Brake Pads?

Brake pads are easy to change once you remove the caliper. Part of the caliper function is to conceal the brake pads. Two bolts hold the caliper in place. Finding these bolts is simple. Removal of ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Caliper on the Rear Parking Brake?

The brake caliper is a curved, trapezoidal-shaped metal device that "rides" atop the brake disc without touching it. It is held in place by two bolts. The brake caliper holds the pads that cause th... Read More »

How to Open the Rear Brake Caliper on a Ford Mustang?

The average Ford disc brake caliper can require up to one hundred pounds of force in order to retract the pistons when performing a brake job. While some people can deliver this pressure by hand, m... Read More »