In this video I show you how to replace the front brake pads and brake rotor on a 2007 up GMC / Chevy 1500. Always refer to your shop manual for the proper procedure.

49 thoughts on “Replace: front pads rotors gmc sierra”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dennis Fox says:

    Good video thanks

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John M says:

    One thing I just noticed is on that truck the caliber on rear has 2 pistons, I have a 2018 Sierra and it only has a single piston.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave Hahn says:

    Awesome video! Thankyou!

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John M says:

    I took mine apart on my 18 Sierra and seen that the pads and rotors were in really good condition but my inside pad was seized in the hardware. So I bought a new hardware kit, changed the boots, wire wheeled the spot that Mr O sand blasted greased it up, installed new hardware and cleaned up ends of old pads and installed them. Back working perfect until next year. My truck only has 47,000 kms which is only 30,000 miles. $12.00 Cdn and a bit of time.

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John M says:

    Omg, I have been paying to have my trucks done all along and for now on I am doing it myself. I can take my time and do a nice job like Eric also. I purchased that tool for pushing the pistons in that Eric has for $24.00 cdn on Amazon. My truck has 48000kms (almost 30,000 miles) in Ontario so I guess after 2 winters they are likely getting close.

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Soo4 Woo5 says:

    Best break job video on YouTube 👍🏻

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars NATURALONE NATURALONE says:

    thnks man great vid

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! edgar rodriguez says:

    Always ready to learn with you sir thanks again for your videos

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Cocora22 says:

    I think I've seen most of your brake videos and I am starting to wonder at what point I should replace my brake pads. I have a 2018 Escalade, low mileage and brake pads are still good. So I was thinking that maybe I should 1. put some Akebono high performance pads on there. 2. Do it way before the pads wear down so I don't have to replace the rotors too. Is there any logic to my thinking?

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Frank Martinez says:

    AJ thanks for the video

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave Smith says:

    Tip.. put the rotor on the studs inside out, clean the surface then flip it over an clean the other side.. Great video Eric…

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brad Boykin says:

    Safety glasses my guy cringe when you had that air tool

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TommyMacDaddy1 says:

    Great video with top tips! I like to crack the bleeders when pushing the pads back. It gets the dirty fluid out of the calipers. I also buy new bleeders(replace them every brake job) and replace the slider pin boots. The lower slider pins have a habit of seizing up in the brackets, even with lots of grease. Have same rust issues living here at the NJ shore.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars CalebKayneVlogs says:

    Excellent detail. More than I've seen done.

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rick Turner says:

    As always, a great explanation! I just subscribed! Thanks!!

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Manny Flores says:

    Thanks man! Got a 2011 I’m going to work on! Appreciate you!

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars dave spink says:

    Great job, showed how easy it was.

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jerry M Lilly says:

    How do you burnish them?

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Rob Tourand says:

    Watched some other videos before watching yours and yours was by far the most informative. I really appreciate all the tips and tricks on how to do it right.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ryan says:

    Great video. I’ve never cleaned the rust off the caliper parts ever. I’m going to start doing that now. I’m looking at a 2013 Sierra 2500HD. 6.0 gas. What are some of the common usual problems with this generation truck? Thanks !

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Donnie Robertson says:

    Second time watching 11/2010

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MrBurleyfish says:

    Why not just flip the old brake pad and use that with vice grip /or c clamp to compress the 2 pistons?

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Corey swain says:

    Good video brotha, I gotta find that muscle grease now…thanks and good job!

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chris West says:

    AAAaAAZZZZA👩‍🎨🙂😤🤔🙂👛🌮

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Terry Smith says:

    nice video about to do my 2014 thanks for the video saved me a lot of change .

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michael Thurman says:

    Hey can you start giving torque specs??

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars PaullyBB says:

    When you use a steel brush on those brackets you also end up cleaning the brush instead of the bracket.

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dale Brown says:

    I have a 2008 GMC SIERRA K1500 Denali with a 6.2 motor and 20" tires. On my truck they talk about the front brakes having fingers or not having fingers….what are they talking about. Like you I have changed many brakes and I never have heard of these before….help me please ,because I need to change them.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Christopher Dantis says:

    GREAT VIDEO! Thanks for all your help!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Andy G says:

    Plastic pistons omg

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Blake Will says:

    Like a BOSS. Good details and well done. I'm a fairy so I paint my calipers and often replace the bleeders to 1 way valves.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Suicidaljello says:

    Are winters in New York that different from where I am in wisconsin? Is it the fact your so close to the ocean or somthing? We have bad winters and use salt like crazy but I have never seen the rust issues you have can easily go 5 years with out replacing brakes and even longer on rotors in fact I've never replaced rotors it's like a different world on your videos very eye opening and wallet draining it would seem

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joni English says:

    another Question ?
    these Trucks come in 3 Different CONTROL ARM
    Cast Iron
    Forged Aluminum
    STAMPED Steel ?
    Any Interchange Ability ?

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joni English says:

    GOOD DETAILED Video
    Question
    do the POLICE TAHOE PPV fit ?????
    any difference is Diameter , Thickness

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Terry Millburg says:

    Great job, video & knowledge was great, might help if we had the Torque Specs too, but great tips & tricks shared along the way, keep up the great work!

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Noah Motion says:

    One video and you have a new Sub. Thank you for sharing a detailed and informative video

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Floyd says:

    Thank you. 😎

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars RdHogg says:

    Very, very good video , informative and good description of the procedure. I wish I had the sandblasting cabinet to touch up the caliper hardware surfaces , ha. I do have a suggestion on the rust build up and prevention , MOVE TO SOUTH TEXAS , ha. I know that is not always possible but I don't see that chevy issue with the inboard pads. I get 80- 100 miles out of my Tahoe brakes and no rust issues.. Oh well someone has to shovel snow, just glad I don't. ha. Oh, don't forget to give Cheech back his cap.

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Crispr Talk says:

    What I learned… Chevy sucks GM sucks. Unions suck.