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The brake pad replacement is not much different then most other vehicle however there are a few things different you will need to do. First there is a special tool needed to turn in the brake caliper pistons clockwise to retract them. Also you should replace the brake pad wear sensor and you will need to reset the electronic parking brake motor. First to remove the pads pull off the caliper pin covers and remove the 7mm hex/allen pins. Remove the anti rattle spring from the front of the caliper and remove the caliper. Remove and renew the pads replacing the wear sensor. Also if you are replacing the rotor which is recommended you will need to remove the anchor bracket held on by 15mm bolts. Before installing the pads make sure the anchor bracket is cleaned and lubricated with a high temp brake lube. Also make sure the brake pad that has the spring on the top of it is the inboard or rear pad. After you complete the job pump the brake pedal. To reset the parking brake start the engine and pump the brakes. Then hold your foot on the brake and pull up on the parking brake switch.