Home Auto Repair 2000 Cadillac DeVille Brake Pads Replacement – Rear (Without J55) Removal Procedure

2000 Cadillac DeVille Brake Pads Replacement – Rear (Without J55) Removal Procedure

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Download Remove two-thirds of the brake fluid from the master cylinder. Raise the vehicle and suitably support. Refer to Vehicle Lifting. Mark the relationship of the wheel to the hub flange. Remove the Wheel. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation in Wheels, Tires and Alignment. Important: Do not use a screwdriver or pry bar to compress the caliper piston into the caliper. Any damage to the piston boot could cause corrosive elements to enter the piston sealing area and lead to the piston seizing in the caliper bore. Important: Do not exceed more than 1 mm of piston travel. Damage to the internal adjusting mechanism may result. 5. Using a large C clamp compress the piston into the caliper until resistance is felt, but no more than 1 mm of piston travel in order to gain enough clearance to allow the caliper to pivot off the caliper bracket. 6. Disconnect the park brake cable (1) from the brake caliper. 7. 8. 9. 10. Remove the bottom caliper slide pin.