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How To Diagnose and Replace a Bad Brake Caliper -EricTheCarGuy
Visit me at: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ Brakes are a common DIY project but I often get asked about brake calipers and how to check if they're bad. This video not only shows how to find a bad brake caliper but also how to replace it. It is recommended that you do both sides when you find a faulty brake caliper but it's not necessary. If you're on a budget you can just do one but you might experience a pull to one side when braking if you do this. Otherwise you can follow the steps in this video for caliper replacement. I use my 1997 Subaru Legacy L in this video but the principals and techniques apply to many vehicles both domestic and imported. Silicone Paste: http://www.amazon.com/3M-08946-Clear-Silicone-Paste/dp/B005RNEH5O/ref=sr_1_ 1?ie=UTF8&qid=1359634865&sr=8-1&keywords=3m+silicone+paste Spongy Brake Pedal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIQIBLGoZJ4 Discussion about this video: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/43237- how-to-diagnose-and-replace-a-faulty-caliper#47950 Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





Why Your Car Shakes When You Brake "Shake'n Brake!"
Get a brake rotor thickness tool on Amazon!→http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000XQ0YF2/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_ il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000XQ0YF2&linkCode=as2& tag=httpwwwyou00f-20 Tool Review on Crow's Feet→https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0YB1v68yCA Samuel L. Jackson inside joke from credits→ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UceAg8nI6jk And that came about from this→ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awLf10X_PU And who Samuel L. Jackson thinks you should blame →http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkvRYg2ZmY0 Why Cars Shake When You Brake "Shake'n Brake!"





PART 4 OF 7 TIPS & TRICKS CALIPER PISTON COLLAPSE METHODS .wmv
Here are some TIP & TRICKS I`ve used over the years to push back a Brake Caliper Piston if you don`t have a C CLAMP CAN USE THIS IDEA ON MANY VEHICAL BRAKE REPAIRS 1999 DODGE 1500 repair





How To Replace Rear Disc Brakes (Full) - EricTheCarGuy
How To Replace Rear Disc Brakes (Full) - EricTheCarGuy http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ I had to split this one into 3 parts when I first posted it and I'm happy to bring it to you now in it's full form. Enjoy. --- Click below and Stay Dirty Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy --- Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





How to Diagnose and Repair a Sticking Brake Caliper
The common braking system uses hydraulic principles to slow or stop your vehicle. Today's modern auto incorporates electronic technologies working together with efficient hydraulics to get the job done. Diagnosing brake problems requires a good knowledge of how the system operates and experience in the field. This video looks at a Chevrolet Corvette that is pulling to the left. It had the brake pads and rotors previously changed so we dive into what is causing the car to pull.





How to Spot and Service a Stuck Rear Caliper - EricTheCarGuy
Visit me at http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ During the used car inspection that I did on my Subaru I found evidence that the rear calipers weren't doing their job so I decided to make this video of how I handled the situation. It's been about a month since I shot this video and even though I didn't machine the rotors they are actually much better than they were, I don't hear any noise and the car stops fine so you may also be able to get away without machining the rotors. --- Click below and Stay Dirty Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy --- Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





How To Replace A Rear Caliper, 93 Acura Integra - EricTheCarGuy
How To Replace A Rear Caliper, 93 Acura Integra - EricTheCarGuy http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ Once again my brothers car is back for some more work and this time he needed a new rear caliper so I decided to make a video. There are may ways to bleed the system as I mention in the video so keep an open mind here as what I did worked. --- Click below and Stay Dirty Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy --- Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





Front Brake Caliper Dissection/Rebulid -EricTheCarGuy
Visit me at: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ If you're wondering what makes a front brake caliper work or you're just curious about what's inside one this video is for you. After replacing the front calipers on my Subaru I decided to dissect one of the calipers to show you what's inside and how a caliper works. This video shows that operation. I don't recommend you rebuild calipers as often I find that the piston or the caliper bore is rusted up so much that it requires machining to repair. Even after you clean the rust there may be enough pitting to prevent a good seal. However if you have an application where a caliper is difficult to find or parts are prohibitively expensive this is the way to go. Otherwise I'd recommend purchasing calipers that have already been rebuilt. Here's a link to the video about Front Caliper Replacement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UqTgYgd0Mk Discussion about this video: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/43388 -brake-caliper-dissectionrebuild-video#49044 Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





How to lubricate caliper slider pins
Loosen caliper mounting bolts & slider pins , remove caliper, grease slider pins, re-assemble





How to fix your warped rotors!
When your car shakes while coming to a stop, you need to change your rotors or have them turned. You can learn all kinds of stuff on my youtube channel.





Brake caliper and guide pin bushings
Took the wheel off,and was surprised to see no un-even wear on the rotor,it wasn't even warped! The brake pads had a lot of life left in them too! But I found that my problem may be from the guide pin bushings.....umm what bushings? It's all over the pins,in a sticky mess,my guess is that's my problem right there..





Freeing off caliper bleeding screws.
How to free off Brake Caliper bleeding screws. Please take care when applying the heat and have a fire extinguisher handy. The car is a Volvo 360 but I'm sure the same can apply to many cars with these thin bleed screws. Please 'watch in HD'





Silverado Sierra Rear Disc Brakes Dragging Sticking or Heating up? Three Things to Check
http://www.1aauto.com The Chevy Silverado and GMC trucks are strong sturdy work horses. They have excellent power and towing ability. As they age though the rear disc brake systems are prone to annoying issues. Recently on a short trip we stopped our 2002 GMC Sierra 2500HD and noticed smoke and smell from the the right rear wheel. Check out the video to see what we looked for.





How to Rebuild Brake Calipers
My friend Denny owns a spec E30 race car and the calipers needed rebuilding. We made this video to show you how to rebuild your own calipers - it's really a pretty simple process.





Paint Your Brake Calipers
This episode the boys give the car some extra power by painting the brakes! If only. Bought to you by - https://www.absolutemodicts.com Need Help? Got any suggestions? Discuss this episode on the AMSport forums! All posts are responded to - http://www.absolutemodicts.com/forum/ Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/AbsoluteModicts




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