I AM CHANGING BRAKE PADS ON A 05 GMC SIERRA 2500HD 4X4 AND I CANNOT GET THE BRAKE PADS OUT FOR ANYTHING I UNDID THE 18MM BOLTS THAT HOLD THE CALIPER ON WHELL ASSEMBLY. DO I HAVE TO UNDO THE T-55 STAR BOLTS AS WELL ? THEY ARE SOLID AND WONT BUDGE
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These bolts are very tight & you may need a good break over bar.I am going to send info on replacement of the rear brake pads for this vehicle,be right back.
I TRIED TO BREAK W BAR.... NO GO AND YOU CANT GET A SOCKET ON TOPONE CUZ OF LEAF SPRING
so you have to undo both sets of bolts ?
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Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement (1500 Series w/o NYS)
Support the caliper with heavy mechanic's wire or equivalent. DO NOT disconnect the hydraulic brake flexible hose from the caliper.
Important: Use a small flat-bladed tool and lift the inner edge caliper boot next to the piston to release any trapped air.
Important: Ensure that the wear sensor is positioned at the leading edge, upward, of the inner pad during forward wheel rotation.
Tighten Tighten the bolts to 108 N·m (80 lb ft).
no straight anwser and a bunch of waiting what am i paying for ???? i have a 2500 hd...not a 1500
MAN UP DUDE.put something into it.
Rear Disc Brake Pads Replacement (1500 Series w/NYS, 25/3500 Series)
Support the caliper with heavy mechanic's wire or equivalent. DO NOT disconnect the hydraulic brake hose from the caliper.