Wanna do my brakes

On my Pontiac(04) Gran Prix. Rear Disc. Never did this before, but don't want to pay what they charge to do it for you. Just wondering if Kragen or
Auto Zone has a decent reasonably priced manual for this car that has good instructions to follow with good clear pics. Just need pads, don't believe the rotors need turned as they are smooth and there are is no brake pedal pulsations. Also want to install ceramic pads, but the front has OEM pads. Is it ok to have one type pad on the front and another on the rear? Thanks for your advice gang.
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No problem putting ceramic on the rear. You should not be needing rear pads though, if the fronts are still sound. The fronts wear out faster than the rears unless you have a parking brake adjusted improperly or some other problem. Just about any auto parts store will have a Haynes manual or similar for your car - usually under $20 or so. They have good pictures and good write-ups.
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Try your local library. Mine has many auto repair manuals on the shelf and if not there check their listing as most can draw books from many other libraries.

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Paul O. wrote:

You might have the screw in pistons on the rear, there is a special tool to screw them in.
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Not on an '04.
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AutoZone web site has some repair manuals. http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm
This may have some general information that may help, but I am sure its not as good as a book you can buy.

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