replacing calipers

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Asked by Apr 04, 2015 at 08:24 AM about the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi, i own a 2001 Chevy Tahoe, i'm located in France.
I have to replace brake system. I allready have new rotors, pads but i received single piston calipers and mine seems to be dual ones. Does it maters? Can it fit any way or should i have to change them for dual pistons?
Thks for your help
M

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I would stick with the original ones. You shouldn't need new calipers unless one of the pistons has seized up. If calipers are working properly, I would put the old ones back on. New rotors and pads should be sufficient. Why are your replacing the entire system?

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Thks Reelin, previous owner didn't take care at all, pads were so used that pistons suffered and the system became dangerous

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Got it. In that case I would replace the calipers like you are doing.

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