Repairing the brakes caliper sticking can become a complicated job where you may require professional assistance. Though, you can do such a job yourself if you have better knowledge concerning automobile mechanisms. Removing the sticking caliper brakes can require a professional mechanic when it’s semi-loaded. Nevertheless, you may try it to a car if it is not loaded. Here is how to repair brake caliper sticking.
Remove the wheel
You need to remove the wheel where you will require to loosen lug nuts using the ratchet. After that remove the nuts and the wheel, and then put them aside.
Remove the caliper
Loosen banjo bolt which links brake line with the brake caliper. Loosen the bolts and remove those that make the caliper be attached to a wheel assembly. Replace the drain pan under a brake mechanism to catch brake fluid. Remove rubber boots, the bolts, and the sliders from the caliper and then lubricate all these mounting apparatuses.
Secure new caliper
Compress the piston of a new caliper using the tool of the brake caliper piston. At the end of the brake line, you can attach it. Lubricate caliper bolts, then put new brake pads to it where you be needed to secure it to a wheel assembly. You can finish that work by attaching the brake hose and then tighten the banjo bolts.
Bleed the brakes
Fill a master cylinder and then connect the hose to a bleeder valve. At this point, open a valve and then ask someone to press down the brakes during that time. Close valve once there are air bubbles in a jar. Repeat the process until there is no bubble which is left in a jar. Refill a cylinder and then close a bleeder valve.
Secure the wheel
Use the hands to tighten lug nuts after you have put a tire back on a wheel assembly. After you put a car on the ground which is after you have taken away a jack, tighten all the nuts using the ratchet.
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