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What tools do I need to replace the brake pads on a 2004 Dodge Durango?


socket set, ratchet, hex bit

socket set, ratchet, hex bit set, screw driver, large c clamp. wire brush, grease. that will cover tools here's the repair info from chrysler. if need more let us know. mws919

Raise and support vehicle.
Remove the wheel and tire assemblies.
Compress the caliper.
Remove the caliper, (Refer to 5 - BRAKES/HYDRAULIC/MECHANICAL/DISC BRAKE CALIPERS - REMOVAL).
Remove the caliper by tilting the top up and off the caliper adapter.

NOTE: Do not allow brake hose to support caliper assembly.

Support and hang the caliper.

Remove the inboard brake shoe from the caliper adapter.

Remove the outboard brake shoe from the caliper adapter.

NOTE: Anti-rattle springs are not interchangeable.

Remove the top anti-rattle springs from the caliper adapter.

Remove the bottom anti-rattle springs from the caliper adapter.
INSTALLATION

Bottom pistons in caliper bore with C-clamp. Place an old brake shoe between a C-clamp and caliper piston.
Clean caliper mounting adapter and anti-rattle springs.
Lubricate anti-rattle springs with Mopar brake grease.
NOTE: Anti-rattle springs are not interchangeable.

Install the bottom anti-rattle springs.

Install the top anti-rattle springs.

Install inboard brake shoe in adapter.

Install outboard brake shoe in adapter.

Tilt the top of the caliper over rotor and under adapter. Then push the bottom of the caliper down onto the adapter.
Install caliper, (Refer to 5 - BRAKES/HYDRAULIC/MECHANICAL/DISC BRAKE CALIPERS - INSTALLATION).
Install wheel and tire assemblies and lower vehicle, (Refer to 22 - TIRES/WHEELS/WHEELS - STANDARD PROCEDURE).
Apply brakes several times to seat caliper pistons and brake shoes and obtain firm pedal.
Top off master cylinder fluid level.


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