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I have a 2005 Ford Taurus wagon with rear disc brakes and am

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I have a 2005 Ford Taurus wagon with rear disc brakes and am trying to replace the left rear rotor and install new brake pads. When I turn the caliper piston clockwise it does not retract. Am I doing something wrong?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Ford. The Ford Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes. I have done the front and the right rear already.
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I used the tool from Advance Auto. I replaced the left rotor and attached one bolt (the lower one) for the caliper and applied the tool and turned the piston clockwise but the piston did not retract. Does the caliper need to be replaced?
JA: Is there anything else the Ford Mechanic should be aware of about your Ford?
Customer: I do not think so.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

When you turn the piston stop and try squeezing the piston in now and then like a regular caliper

Expert:  thomas hill replied 1 year ago.

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