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Brake pads.

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BRAKE PADS Do you hear a screeching sound like metal rubbing on metal when you hit the brakes on your car? If they do, I think its time for your brake pads to be changed. To change your car's brake pads, you must have a few pieces of equipment and recourses. There are a few pieces of equipment, which can be found just inside your car itself! The jack and the wheel wrench are located in trunk of your car under the carpet. The jack has a diamond shape too it with big twisty looking screw in the middle of it. The wheel wrench looks like a crowbar with a not bolt shape at the end of it. ...read more.

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Once under raise the jack by turning a small, thin, shaft on the side of the jack. As soon as the car is in the air you must put a stand on either side of the jack so that the car won't tip. The second step is to figure out now if your car is front wheel drive or rear wheel drive. To find out, if your car is front or rear wheel drive you have to look where your brake clabbers are, a metallic, cylinder looking object connected to the wheel disc. If in front they your car is front wheel drive and if in back its rear wheel drive. ...read more.

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All you have to do now is use the screwdriver to push the new brake pads up in the same position as the old one and screw it to the clabber. After that's done you can now move to the sixth step by re bolting the wheel back on to the wheel disc. Next and last step is you ought to first remove the stands and then slow bring down the jack. Almost immediately after everything is complete take the car for a drive around the block. While driving you should not hear that awful screeching sound and feel your car brake much healthier and smother. These are some easy steps in helping you change your brake pads of your car when you hear or feel the time is right. Plus don't forget this can save you ton money. ...read more.

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