how do get the caliper off

Asked by Jan 23, 2010 at 09:45 AM about the 1987 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the caliper  dose not have slide bolts holding it on and i'm not sure how to go about removing it.

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get you a good pair of channel locks and a hammer and ull see 2 slides on each end of the caliper they are held togther with rubber squeez em to gether and drive em out till u get the ears in side the slot then dive em out with a screwdriver or punch makin sure not to dive out the rubber part only hit the metal part if i remember right once u get one out u can slide the caliper up off the rotor and the other slide will fall right out reassemble oppisite of disassembly

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