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2002 Buick LeSabre Question: replacing rear brake pads



wrench1, Henderson, NV, March 28, 2009, 18:05

There is only one bolt on the caliper to remove. The other pin is not a bolt. Is this model made such that once the removable bolt is removed that the caliper can then be tilted to remove the pads? The other question I have is,is the piston the type that can be compressed using a C clamp or is it the screw type needing a special tool? Thanks for you help

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    March 30, 2009, 17:22

    here a repair guide for your buick http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?chapterTitle=Rear+Disc+Brakes&partName=Brakes&pageId=0900c152802419f3&partId=0900c152802419bd and looks like its the piston style caliper

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    Visitor, April 23, 2010, 00:17

    Remove the lower bolt, rotate the caliper upward, take out pads etc, rotate down,
    grease caliper bolt with high temp silicon and reinstall.

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