Brake disc job is somewhere same as of replacing brake pads. Nobody taught me how to replace the brake discs; I did it on my own when I was replacing the brake pads. If you know how to replace brake pads, brake discs replacement is an easy job for you. Just follow these steps:
First and foremost is to park your car somewhere on the ground level. Don’t park your car over a steep floor.
Jack: Now you have to raise your car, so install jacks under the car and raise the car. Don’t forget to lock it by jack stand. That’s really important to avoid any slipping of jack.
Lug Nuts: Take a proper wrench, and loosen up the lug nuts from the wheel. Try doing that before you raise the vehicle. It would be easy to do that. After raising the vehicle, you can just uninstall the wheel from the panel.
Brake Pads: Remove the brake pads from the discs. While you are doing that you can scan the brake pads as well if they need to be repaired or replaced.
Rotors & Calipers: Brake discs sometimes need resurfacing if there are deep groves in the rotors. Scan the rotors for any kind of damage as well. While you are doing that, check calipers and if they need a replacement. Brake discs, on the other hand need to be sharp and highly effective on brake pads. If you think it’s damaged, replace it with new one. To replace it, you need to loosen up all the nuts attached to it.
Installing a new brake discs: If you are confused or not sure about the specifications of your brake discs, check the car manual or consult your dealer for the same. After installing a new brake disc, install the brake pads, calipers back to the discs. At the end, install the wheel back and tighten all the lug nuts.