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Back the rear brake caliper piston, back to allow new dads to be fit

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how do you back the rear brake caliper piston, back to allow new dads to be fit
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Gary Robinson replied 3 years ago.

Thank you very much for your question.

 

The pistons have to be pushed and screwed back into the calipers. There is a special tool to do this job which you can buy from Halfords or another accessory shop, but you may be able to do this with a pair of pipe pliers or similar.

 

Take care not to damage the rubber seals whilst screwing the pistons back in. To see the tool, please see the following link.

 

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_storeId_10001_catalogId_10151_productId_214227_langId_-1_categoryId_165469

 

I hope this answers your question.

 

Regards, Gary.

 

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