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What you will need
- While the wheels are on the ground, loosen the lug nuts but do not remove them.
- Jack up your Dodge Caliber and secure it with jack stands.
- Remove your Dodge Caliber's front wheel.
- Press the piston into the caliper using a flathead screwdriver.
- To remove a guide pin, use a 14mm socket.
- Fold out the brake caliper and remove the old brake pads and shims.
- Install the new brake pads. Apply a small amount of grease where the brake pads slide on the brake caliper. Do not apply brake grease to the brake pad surface or brake rotor.
- Install the brake caliper. Apply grease to the guide pins.
- Torque guide pins to 31 Nm or 23 ft-lb.
- Install the wheel and tighten the lug nuts. Remember to torque the lug nuts when the vehicle has been lowered.
- Start your Dodge Caliper and pump the brake pedal a few times before starting to drive.