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replacement of rear disc pads on a 94 lincoln town car.

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replacement of rear disc pads on a 94 lincoln town car.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

1994 Lincoln

Already Tried:
I have removed the Rear wheels and cannot get the calipers off.
I have loosed up the 4 bolts that hold the drum on place but cannot get them to come off to rempve the caliper, drum and rotor
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 years ago.

Hello Bob, I'm Chris, a current Ford Lincoln Mercury employee.


Thanks for visiting Just Answer. I will do my very best to help you resolve your concerns


Do you have rear drum brakes or rear disc brakes. You have mentioned both?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 years ago.
To replace rear brake pads on a disc brake system you need to raise the vehicle and remove the wheel then remove the caliper by removeing the caliper pins and then prying gently to rotate the caliper off. If this fails then you need to bleed the caliper to release the pressure on the piston and allow it to retract more. Once off you need to retract the piston and then replace the pads and then perform a brake fluid bleed on that wheel. Ford states you must remove the rubber brake hose but I have never had to on a brake service on this vehicle.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
From what I see there are no Caliper pins.
It looks as though the Caliper is part of the rear wheel assembly.
There are no Bolts on the Caliper that would hold it in place.
I have ssen some illistrations that show the Lug pins remover to remove the assembly.
Is there a illistration on how to remove th Pins??
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 years ago.

There may be plastic covers over the pins which you pop off.


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