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Exploring Dent Pulling Procedures

Hey everyone, my name is Ty Baker. I would like to discuss the different ways auto body workers pull dents. The dent pulling process often makes damaged body panels look like new in an instant. Suction based dent pullers are most commonly used, especially on fiberglass panels. However, body repair experts have pullers that screw into or weld onto the damaged vehicle panels. From there, the pros carefully tug the material back into shape. I hope you will learn about this process to help you understand how your vehicle is repaired after a collision. Knowing how the experts approach the job will help you stay stress free throughout the procedure. Thank you for coming by my website about pulling dents out of automotive panels. Please come back soon.

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How To Change The Brake Pads On Your Car

by Jill Robinson

When owning a car there is a certain level of maintenance that must be down to ensure that car is working properly. Here is a list of instructions that will teach you how to change out the brake pads on your car.

1 – Park the car in a secure location out of the way of all oncoming traffic. Make sure that you park on a flat surface and then place blocks of wood in behind the tires to prevent the car from rolling while you are working on it.

2 – Using a tire iron, loosen then lug nuts on the tire that needs to have the brake pads changed. Do not completely remove the nuts until you are ready to take off the tire.

3 – Slide a car jack underneath the body of the car closest to the tire where you are changing the brake pads. Placing the car jack under a solid portion of the body, jack the car up six to eight inches to allow you enough room to work under the car.

4 – Completely loosen and remove the nuts on the tire and lift the tire off. Place the nuts in a secure location as you will need then to put the tire back on.

5 - Remove the bolts that hold the brake caliper in place with a socket wrench. Using a screw driver, pry off the calipers to remove them and reveal the brake pads.

6 - Remove the bolts that hold the bracket and brake pads in place. Once removed, the brake pads can be removed by hand.

7 - Place the new pads in place and then re-attach the brackets to hold the brake pads in place. Re-attach the calipers and using the socket wrench to attach the bolts until they are securely in place.

8 - Put the tire back onto the vehicle and tighten then nuts by hand. The lower the car back down to the ground and remove the car jack from under the car. Then, use the tire iron to tighten the nuts to complete the installation.

9 – Remove the blocks of wood underneath the tires and test the brakes. When testing the brakes make sure that you are able to roll forward and stop. When you install new brakes you might have to pump the brakes to get rid of any air that has built up in the air lines.

If for any reason the brakes do not work, then you should pull the emergency brake to stop the vehicle and take it to a professional auto repair location. like George's Eastside Shell. A professional mechanic will make sure that your brakes are installed correctly and working before your car is returned to you.

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