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Experience:  28 yrs. experience as Ford ASE Master Technician. Accolades include being a 2005 Ford PTS Regional Finalist and 2006 ASE Ford National Technician.
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replace the rear brake pads on a 2002 ford f350

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replace the rear brake pads on a 2002 ford f350
Hello my name isXXXXX are you looking for information on how to replace or you are having problems?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I just wanted to know the steps in replacing the rear pads, do I have to remove the axel or is it tha same as thje fronts?
Yes it is basically like the front, here is some detailed instruction's if you need them. Brake Pads

Removal and Installation

All vehicles

  1. Remove the brake master cylinder filler cap. Check brake fluid level in brake master cylinder reservoir. Remove fluid until brake master cylinder reservoir is half full.
  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04.
  1. Inspect the brake pads for wear or contamination. For additional information, refer to Specifications in this section.

Forward-of-axle brake calipers

  1. Remove the nuts and the stone shield.

All vehicles

  1. Remove the caliper pin bolts.
  1. CAUTION: Never allow the rear disc brake caliper to hang from the brake hose. Provide suitable support.

    Remove the rear disc brake caliper.
  1. Remove the brake pads and rail clips.
  1. Measure the rear brake disc thickness.
    • Install a new rear brake disc if not within specification.
  1. Inspect the disc brake caliper for leaks.
    • If leaks are found, disassembly is required. For additional information, refer to Caliper in this section.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.


Edited by Steve W on 12/1/2009 at 3:38 AM EST
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Thank you very much will tackle the job tomorrow.


Gilroy Ca

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