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Robert - 2007 Saturn Aura - Brakes - 7/6/2011
7/6/2011 chinasinoythis is an article teaching you how to change the back brakes.
kaiwhi - 1998 Saturn SC1 - Brakes - 5/30/2011The part I can't access is on the interior of the car.
mel - 2007 Saturn Relay-1 - Brakes - 5/22/2011problem is my L/F wheel is dragging. The shop says I have a bad L/F speed sensor and I need to repalce the entire hub assembly. The ABS light never went on. THis does not make sense to me and thew shop could not explain it very well.
Reuben Griffin - 2000 Saturn SL - Brakes - 4/6/2011I've changed the brake light switch replaced all fuses and relay switches and light bulbs
4/4/2011 BillRueben: Your problem says you have something wrong with the back brakes, then goes on to ask about the 3rd brake light. Is this correct? Third brake light probably has a loose wiring harness connector but concerned if actual rear brakes not working.
4/4/2011 Reuben GriffinSo is the Third brake light connected or tide into the back brakes
4/6/2011 Reuben GriffinThank you I really appreciate your comments I think this is a very impressive tool
culleyccs - 1999 Saturn SL1 - Brakes - 3/14/2011
bobby henderson - 1997 Saturn SC2 - Brakes - 3/12/2011
bobby henderson - 1996 Saturn SC2 - Brakes - 3/12/2011
3/12/2011 J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIRto push the piston back into its bore you will need a C- clamp then loosen the master cylinder cap then make sure no dirt or sand is around the piston then put the c-clamp on the caliper and slowly turn the c-clamp till the piston is completely back into is bore.............good luck
Cobra - 1997 Saturn SL2 - Brakes - 2/12/2011The brakes worked fine when I parked it six months ago. Now the pedal goes to the floor and it seems like there are barely any brakes on the car. The reservoir is full of fluid. It does not have ABS Brakes and it doesn't matter whether I pump the brakes or not.
Ralph Foston jr - 2005 Saturn Relay-2 - Brakes - 2/9/2011The brakes engage while driving slowing me down to about 15mph. it usually happens when the car has been in operation for period of time at about 40mph plus. It has been suggested that I have a defective abs module.
jason0977 - 2004 Saturn Vue - Brakes - 2/8/2011
2/8/2011 BenderWell we have to remove your wheels first...
Locate the ABS sensor on the wheel hub assembly. Normally, this will look like a small black box mounted to the wheel hub.
Unplug the electrical wiring from the ABS sensor.
Remove the screws or bolts that hold your ABS sensor in place and pull the sensor off the hub with a screwdriver or socket wrench.
Align the mounting holes on the new sensor with the mounting holes on the wheel hub for the new ABS sensor.
Thread and tighten the bolts or screws.
Plug the electrical connector back into the ABS sensor.
Mount the wheel and tighten the lug nuts...
JENNA - 2005 Saturn Vue - Brakes - 1/26/2011
DouglasC48 - 2004 Saturn L300-1 - Brakes - 1/21/2011The replacement rotors I have indicate that the wheel bearing and the rotor should separate. The Chilton manual indicates that I should have had two removal jacking locations on the rotor to push it off the wheel hub... There are no bolt holes to push it off ...
1/21/2011 J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR1
Park your vehicle on a solid level surface. Set the parking brake and chock the rear wheels.
Remove the front wheel hub caps if applicable. Using a tire iron, break loose the front wheel lug nuts but do not remove.
Using a floor jack, lift up the front of your vehicle.
Secure the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. The pinch welds or the frame rails are the two best locations. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.
Remove the front wheel lug nuts. Remove the front wheels and set them aside.
Locate the brake caliper. Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts or pins.
Swivel the caliper up and away from the brake disc. Secure the caliper to the coil spring with a bungee cord. Do not allow the caliper to hang from the brake hose. Do not disconnect the brake hose.
Follow the steps below to remove a brake disc and hub assembly:
• Remove the dust cap by using channellock pliers to work it back and forth
• Remove the cotter pin and then the retaining ring/lock
• Remove the wheel bearing adjusting nut and washer
• Slide the disc assembly off the spindle
• Remove the outer wheel bearing
• Remove the inner wheel bearing and grease seal
Coat the inside of the new disc hub with grease. Clean the disc surface with brake clean. Pack the inner wheel bearing with grease and install it into the inner side of the brake disc hub. Install a new grease seal.
Slide your new brake disc assembly onto the spindle. Repack the outer wheel bearing with grease and install it into the disc hub.
Install the retaining washer and nut.
To adjust the wheel bearing free play, spin the hub and tighten the nut to the manufacturer's specifications.
Install the nut retainer.
Install a new cotter pin.
Install the wheel bearing dust cap.
Slide the brake caliper over the new brake disc. Reinstall the caliper mounting bolts.
Tighten the caliper bolts or pins. Reinstall any rubber boots if applicable.
Repeat steps 5 through 17 for the other side.
Install the front wheels. Snug down the wheel lug nuts.
Remove jack stands and lower the vehicle to the ground. Torque the wheel lug nuts to the manufacturer's specifications in a star pattern.
Verify that you have a solid brake pedal. Road test the vehicle to verify the repair
Ralph Foston jr - 2005 Saturn Relay-2 - Brakes - 1/20/2011The van starts to slow down at 40+ mph. This happens about 15 to 20 minutes of driving.This has ben happening about two months. The check engine light is on as well as the ABS light.
evigil - 2005 Saturn Ion - Brakes - 12/26/2010mycar has60000.replaced brake light switch, but still blows the fuse.checked all bulb sockets,master cyl switch . chased wiring thoughout the car.found a shaved wire under the safety brake light.repaired , still blowing fuse.