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Toyota 4Runner SR5: How do I change my brakes on my 2007 toyota

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How do I change my brakes on my 2007 toyota 4runner
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

Hello,

 

Are you just replacing the front brake pads?

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

yes

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

Thanks,

 

These are pretty easy. You don't have to remove the caliper at all.

 

  • Raise the vehicle and support it safely.

  • Remove the wheels.

  • Remove the clip, pins and anti-rattle spring.

  • Withdraw the pads and remove the anti-squeal shims

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  • Siphon out a small amount of brake fluid from the reservoir.
  • Press in the pistons with a hammer handle or equivalent.

  • Apply disc brake grease to both sides of the inner anti-squeal shim. Install the anti-squeal shims to the new pads.

  • Install the pads.

  • Install the anti-rattle springs and pins. Install the clip.

  • Install the wheels.

  • Check and adjust the fluid level. Apply the brake pedal several times.

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    Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

    Hi,

     

    If you have further questions feel free to reply.

     

     

     

    Customer: replied 5 years ago.
    are back brakes the same way
    Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

    Hi,

     

    On rear disc brakes, you have to remove the 2 bolts holding the caliper on, then pull the pads out from the inside of the caliper....pretty easy as well.

     

     

    Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

    Hello,

     

    We work off the honor system and you are expected to click on accept once you have had your question answered. If you have further questions feel free to reply, if not please click on accept so i get credit for helping you. It's the ONLY way i get paid here.....

     

    Thanks for asking!

     

     

    Customer: replied 5 years ago.
    I changed my brakes. And now when I am stopped and start to drive again the car jerks
    Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

    Hello,

     

    I am more than willing to assist you with this, but you are requested to click on the accept button for my help so far. Once you do that, just reply back here to this page and i will continue as best as i can. Thanks for your understanding.

     

     

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    Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 5 years ago.

    Thank you :-)

     

    Does it feel like the brakes are sticking with this jerking?