Informational Web Page
This site provides information regarding the servicing
of the front brakes and Hub/Bearing Assembly on a Chevy
Caviler. The information used hear can be applied to
- Do you hear a squeaking noise when applying the brakes?
Three techniques to use to determine
when brakes will be needed.
With a new car, Record the odometer
reading when new brakes are installed.
This will give you a general idea as to
how many miles can be traveled until the
next time brakes are needed.
The same technique can be used with a used car,
however an initial reading will be needed.
coming front the front wheels.
See - Brake Failure Mode
Brake Fluid Level
See - Brake Inspection
Lug Nut Socket
( 3/4 inch Socket needed for lug nuts)
Hex Bit Socket Set
( 3/8 inch Hex Bit Socket needed for caliper removal)
Star Bit Socket Set
(T-55 needed for Hub removal)
Axle Nut Socket
(29 MM needed to remove the nut)
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Rotherforth ESC Fall 2006