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How to replace front brake pads - 1996 GMC Sierra
You'll need a few Metric wrenches and a large C-clamp or brake caliper piston tool to collapse the piston back into the cylinder. Unbolt the caliper, remove the old pads, install the new pads. Lubricate the areas where the caliper and pads go. Push the caliper piston back into the caliper and reinstall the caliper and tire. Make sure you pump up the brakes before you drive, to get the new pads seated.
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I have a 96 gmc sierra I replaced the front rotors and pad and lost brake pressure I've bled the brake replaced the mc the booster and front calipers and still no pedal even been power bled and still goes to the floor any suggestions
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How to replace front brake pads - 1996 GMC Sierra
You'll need a few Metric wrenches and a large C-clamp or brake caliper piston tool to collapse the piston back into the cylinder. Unbolt the caliper, remove the old pads, install the new pads. Lubricate the areas where the caliper and pads go. Push t ... 1996 GMC Sierra
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REPLACED FRONT AND BACK BRAKES ON VEHICLE. HAD ROTORS MACHINED AND PUT BACK ON THE VEHICLE ALONG WITH NEW BRAKE PADS. THE ENTIRE CAR SHAKES WHEN I APPLY THE BRAKES AT SPEEDS IN EXCESS OF 15 MILES PERR HOUR. THE SHAKING IS NOT IN THE STEERING WHEEL. THINKING IT WAS A FRONT END PROBLEM I REPLACED THE FRONT ROTORS AND PADS AGAIN. BEFORE I REPLACE THE REAR ROTORS AND PADS WHAT COULD STILL BE CAUSING THE PROBLEM.
Hi,\015\012\015\012This is an extremely annoying problem especially as you have already replaced the components most likely to be causing it. A few quite often undervalued issues can be causing the symptoms you describe.\015\012 ... Cadillac DeVille
My rear brakes on my 1996 GMC Yukon lock up fairly easy (pads are good) when the brakes are applied. It's like they get most of the stopping power vs the front brakes (new pads/rotors). The booster is new, however, the problem was happening before it was replaced as well. What could cause this?
W hen the rear work fasterr than the front or any wheel grabs faster then you need to check the brake hoses. In your case the front brake hoses could be starting to clog up. they deteriorate from the inside and collapse ... 1996 GMC Yukon
1996 gmc Sierra 1500 brake pedal goes to the floor wen braking, new front brake pads and new master cylinder everything has been bled to the max. What do I do?
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Brakes just dont seem right.. dealer said they put on new front rotors when i 1st complained.. but only got alittle better, brakes still seem like i have to apply with alot of force, when with my wifes older car i can just touch them and the pedals stiff and hard and i trust it will stop me. The 2004 GMC 1500 4x4 pedal seems to travel to far. should they replace pads..or something else?
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What special tool is need to bleed brakes on 1999 gmc sierra? Had to replace all lines due to rust. I can only get the front driver side to bleed. The brake peddle is like steeping on steel. Thank You,Harold
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I replaced my front brake router and brake pads today. when i bleed the front left brake, a line which im assuming is a brake line near the rear left tire burst and is leaking brake fluid. when u tried bleeding the right front brake the pedal is going right to the floor when i pump it up. and the pads arnt tighting up around the router and no fluid is coming out? would the leaking line at the back wheel be why its affecting the bleeding the front brake?
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