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How to Change Front Brake Pads Dodge Stratus

This guide provides instructions on how to replace front brake pads on Chrysler Stratus.

ESTIMATED TIME 1 hr
DIY COST
DIFFICULTY Easy

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. With the wheels on the ground, loosen the lug nuts but don't remove them.
  2. Jack up your Dodge Stratus and secure it with jack stands.
  3. Remove the front wheel from your Dodge Stratus.
  4. Use a flathead screwdriver to press the caliper piston into the caliper.
  5. Use a 14mm socket to remove one of the guide pins.
  6. Fold-out the brake caliper and remove old brake pads and shims.
  7. Install the new brake pads. Apply a small amount of grease where the brake pads slide on the brake caliper.
  8. Install the brake caliper. Apply grease to the guide pins.
  9. Torque guide pins to 31 Nm or 23 ft-lb.
  10. Install the wheel and tighten. Rember to tighten the lug nuts when the vehicle has been lowered.
  11. Start your Dodge Stratus and pump the brake pedal a few times before starting to drive.

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How to Change Front Brake Pads Dodge Stratus This guide provides instructions on how to replace front brake pads on Chrysler Stratus.