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Old 08-29-2004, 07:10 PM   #1
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brakes went on me today,i need some help on how to remove one from my car as i bought a new one..i figured out it was the caliper....
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Please provide more info.
Is it the pads? Pedal to floor? Caliper stuck? squealing noise? Which?
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pedal to floor...

the mechanic told me that i NEED to replace that one..
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you're just having a hell of a time with your brakes arn't cha? Is this the same side that had the line explode? The explosion may or may not have had something to do with the caliper failing.


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oh yeah justin,the same side as the lines that had to be replaced,

anyways,i got the bitch off and put another one on...i got one at napa at 70$ believe it or not,refurbished or whatever they call it...
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not a bad price, but did you get one with a lifetime warranty? My dad has them for his suburban, and like 5 years after he bought them, they honored the warranty with lttle hassle.


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they got calipers for my '87 bonnie at Advance for about 14 bucks (unless i'm mistaken and it was more like 30 but in any case its cheap) (remanufactured with a lifetime warranty).. it sounds like a good deal to me but then again from my experiences at advance a lot of their lifetime warranted products end up needing the warranty (namely alternators going bad a week later.. but in 1 in 3 are great.. and they exchange with little hassle too.


Anyway glad to hear you got it out, i changed my brake hoses yesterday, wasn't too bad a job

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