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    Changing front break pads
    on: Oct 23, 2019, 06.00 pm
    Oct 23, 2019, 06.00 pm
    Hi guys
    I need new pads on the front and I would like to do them my self, since Haines don't do a Manuel I'd be going in a little blind, is there any thing I should pay particular attention to through out, or are they pretty standard, any assistance would be great guys
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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #1 on: Oct 24, 2019, 09.08 am
    Oct 24, 2019, 09.08 am
    Its pretty straight forward,you have 1 screw at the bottom of the caliper undo it and push the cylinder back until its reaches the bottom but keep the old pad on it.Place the new pads and screw it back again then apply the brake for a few times until it approaches and repeat the same thing on the other side. 

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #2 on: Oct 24, 2019, 09.09 am
    Oct 24, 2019, 09.09 am
    After you undo the screw lift the caliper up.

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #3 on: Oct 24, 2019, 01.50 pm
    Oct 24, 2019, 01.50 pm
    Check the master cylinder fluid level PRIOR to pushing the caliper back. You may need to remove some fluid if it is full.

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #4 on: Oct 24, 2019, 02.51 pm
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    See attachment

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #5 on: Oct 24, 2019, 04.45 pm
    Oct 24, 2019, 04.45 pm
    Those are the wrong instructions. It covers removing both entire calipers from the bike. He only needs to replace the pads.

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #6 on: Oct 24, 2019, 04.54 pm
    Oct 24, 2019, 04.54 pm
    Here are the correct instructions.

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    Re: Changing front break pads
    Reply #7 on: Oct 24, 2019, 09.15 pm
    Oct 24, 2019, 09.15 pm
    Thanks to all who gave advice and assistance,
    While it was much appreciated, it was late in arriving , IE none of it was on here before I took it and had it done, and for the record it only cost me £70, pads and fitted, I had it done at NEEDHAMS  on Barlby Rd Doncaster, they were brilliant, couldn't  have been happier with the whole experience, you know when you can just tell that your dealing with true bike people, well that's the felling I got from the moment I walked through the door, if they are on your radar then go see them, you won't be disappointed  promise, this is absolutely NOT an advert  for them, just a realy satisfied punter

     



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