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2008 Buick Lucerne Question: brake caliper compression



, Jackson, NJ, April 10, 2011, 09:18

How do i compress the caliper

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    Visitor, July 10, 2011, 09:13

    there is a special tool available at most part stores. it fits on the face of the piston and connects to a 3/8" socket wrench [with extender]. You must rotate the piston back into the housing. Do not compress as with front calipers. I believe the rotation is counter clockwise, but would confirm with a mechanic or part store representative. Be sure to lubrice piston before recessing.

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