I am a backyard mechanic and have changed the pads/rotors on many Corolla/Prizm/Vibe cars. I have never done back brakes, however. Our Sienna disc back brakes are grinding and I was wondering if there is anything different about the back brakes. I owned a Fiero and there was a special tool needed to change them mainly because of the E-brake. Any tips?
Are Toyota Sienna disc back brakes as easy to change as Toyota Corolla brakes? on 2004 Toyota Sienna
by Markthegrea in Tremont, IL on July 17, 2012
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ANSWER by Hyedegha on July 17, 2012
Nope now on the Sienna it is straight forward.
COMMENT by Markthegrea on July 19, 2012
Did it this morning. All was the same, but inside the brake disk is a set of brake shoes that are the e-brake system. The pads looked pretty thin, but all was in good shape. I have never seen Disk brakes/drum brake combination before. Quite creative. Anyone know if the brake shoes ever need replacing?