Q: Anti-Rattle Clip replacement.

asked by on

Anti-Rattle clip replacement. How do i replace the caliper clip on the rear wheel?

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The tool I use is a pair of slip notch pliers. I position the top ’tang’ of the clip against the top ear of the caliper mounting bracket. Then put the top mounting piece in the hole. The bottom side of the clip will not line up, but do not worry yet. If you grab the bottom ’tang’ of the clip about 1/2 way down with the pliers and twist it clockwise, you will be able to maneuver the bottom tab into the hole while setting the tang on on the caliper bracket.

It takes some time to get used to these clips, but once you get it down, it is very simple.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Anti-Rattle Clip replacement.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Minivan rattles and steering wheel vibrates

Steering wheel vibration during turns might be an outer constant velocity joint. The mechanic can check general condition of the engine, even if the engine noises are not present when the vehicle is checked. Check aftermarket automotive suppliers for non-factory...

Q: The comfort access is going cuckoo.

This seems like the issue is the battery within the key fob. I recommend replacing the key fob battery and reprogramming the key fob to the vehicle. The battery in a key fob usually last about 8 years, however, if...

Q: Misfires of several cylinders on highway drive

Hello - this is a known issue, and BMW has a technical service bulletin out to address this (#385317). A software upgrade to the engine management computer is the repair for this. You should check with your BMW dealer's service...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.