We've all heard the telltale sound of metal screeching and grinding on metal when coming to a stop, and dreading the cost of having a mechanic or the dreaded dealer hand you an astronomical bill for doing something so simple, my sister could do it without breaking a nail.
Step 1: Gathering Tools And Materials.
Socket and wrench set, tire iron, flathead screwdriver, 12v or stronger impact driver, and a 1x2 board about 24 inches long(we will get into that later.
Step 2: Don't Forget The Jack!!!
Step 3: Venting The System
Pop the hood, locate the brake fluid cap, remove it, and set it aside. TECH NOTE: This method should not be done on cars manufactured before 1980. I will post an instructable on how to change brake pads on older cars later as this will require bleeding the brakes.
Step 4: Removing The Tire
Carefully remove the tire and set it aside as well.