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Old 04-09-2009, 07:53   #1 (permalink)
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Rear Brakes on a 99 Grand Marquis?

Hey guys, nice forum you guys have here! I dont actually own a Ford/Mercury, but my girlfriend does. Its a 99 Mercury Grand Marquis and Im getting ready to change the rear brakes for her as they're squeling pretty bad...but before I go diving in I wanna make sure I got my info right. Im assuming these have hubs in the back? If its just regular rotors/pads Ill be fine, but its been a while since hubs so I need a refresher. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 04-09-2009, 08:55   #2 (permalink)
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There are no hubs. After the calipers are removed, the rotor just comes off. Nothing holding it on. Easy job.
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i cant say for certain, but i think it has rear disc brakes and the calipers dont quite work the same as front calipers. i think on the rear, you have to turn the caliper piston in oppsed to just pressing on front calipers.
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Thanks for the reply! That is awesome news if theyre disc brakes in the rear as well! The turn in pistons are a PITA, I had them on my Integra when I was a kid...but still tons easier than doing a drum brake job...either way, thanks again for the info!
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They just push in just like the front.
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They just push in just like the front.
Even better! Thanks again, you guys rock!
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