How to Change Front Brake Pads Mitsubishi Lancer

DIY Cost: $30-$55
Est. Time: 1 hr
Difficulty: Easy
This guide provides instructions on how to replace front brake pads on Mitsubishi Lancer. 

What you will need


  1. Start by putting the Mitsubishi Lancer in the park and setting the emergency brakes. Next, loosen the lug nuts but don't remove them.
  2. Jack up the Mitsubishi Lancer. Secure the car with jack stands.
  3. Remove the front wheel from the car.
  4. Use a flathead screwdriver to put pressure between the old pad and caliper. This will press the piston into the brake caliper which is required to fit in the new brake pads.
  5. Use a 14mm socket to remove one of the guide pins.
  6. Fold out the brake caliper and remove the 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. Do not apply brake grease on the brake pad surface or brake rotor.
  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 the lug nuts. Remember to torque the lug nuts when the vehicle has been lowered.
  11. Start the engine and pump the brake pedal a few times before starting to drive.

That's it. You have successfully changed the brake pads on a Mitsubishi Lancer.


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