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Hoe do you replace front brake pads on a 2002 sonata

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Hoe do you replace front brake pads on a 2002 sonata?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.



Replacing the front brake pads on the Sonata is a pretty straightforward brake job. Below are specific directions with illustrations to help:


  • Raise and support front end
  • Remove front wheels
  • Remove the caliper guide bolts and remove caliper
  • Suspend caliper by a wire or coathanger to prevent damage to brake hose
  • Remove brake pads

  • Use a large C-clamp to retract and seat caliper piston

  • Click image to see an enlarged view

Install new pads in reverse procedure.

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