1997-2003 Chevrolet Malibu Front Brake Pads Replacement
A guide to install new front brake pads on a 1997-2003 Chevrolet Malibu.
- 作者: Sank Yang
- 估计时间: 45分钟 - 2小时
- 难度: 困难
Brake pads wear is one the most maintained thing that overlooked in the car. One of the few symptoms that related to brake pad problem are noisy or steering wheel pull to one side when braking. This guide will help solve those problems by changing the front brake pads for 1997 to 2003 Chevrolet Malibu.
步骤 1 — Front Brake Pads ¶
If using the car's emergency scissor-jack, identify the designated placement locations for this specific jack.
The jack needs to be placed behind the front tire in one of the two slots indicated by the red markers.
The slots are one foot behind each front tire, and 8-10 inches inward from the outer edge of the car.
步骤 2 ¶
步骤 3 ¶
Loosen the plastic lug nuts, located on the hub-cap, with a 19mm socket.
步骤 4 ¶
Loosen and remove the five metal lug nuts with a 19mm socket.
步骤 5 ¶
Remove the wheel from the hub.
步骤 6 ¶
Loosen and remove the two bolts located on the backside of the caliper with a 12mm socket.
Remove the caliper from the mounting bracket.
步骤 7 ¶
Use a pry bar to remove the old brake pad from the bracket.
Use the same procedure for removing the pads on the other sides.
步骤 8 ¶
Pull the two caliper pins out of the mounting bracket by hand.
Before putting the new brake pads on, apply "Disc Brake Quiet" compound to the metal backing of the pads to keep them from squeaking.