Introduction: How to Replace Brake Pads and Discs on a Porsche 944
Here you will see how to replace worn brake pads and discs on a 1989 Porsche 944
Step 1: Jack the Car
First, jack the car for a save and secure stand.
Step 2: Clean the Caliper
Now clean the caliper so your hands don t get that dirty...
Step 3: Disconnect the Contacts for Brake Wear and ABS
Disconnect the cables. Upper ist for pad wear
Step 4: Remove the Pads
This kind of cross holds the brake pads in place. With a big screwdriver you can take it off the upper part of the caliper, but careful.
Fold it down and remove the pads by pulling with a pair of pliers or a screwdriver.
Step 5: Remove the Caliper
Unscrew the caliper. 2 Screws only and secure it with something so the caliper does not fall on the ground. Care is needed. Clean caliper again.
Step 6: Check the Pads
Take the new pads and make sure you do not touch the inner side with your fingers.
Keep them clean.
This is essential!
Here are some pics to see the difference of new and old
Step 7: Remove the Brake Disc
Remove the disc by unscrewing the only screw.
The you will need a screwdriver to take the disc off.
Look at the pics...
Step 8: Just a Picture
This is how it should look like now.
Clean and take off rust. Use a steelen brush.
Step 9: Place the Disc
Put the disc in place and plug in the screw. Keep clean!
Then plug in the pads and secure them w/ the cross.
Step 10: Secure
This is where the cross is pulled in (Watch finger tip)
Step 11: Check and Clean
make sure everything is tight and the disc will turn well.
Clean everything well.
I am not responsible for anything you do on your car.
This is only for professional use!