What is the trick for compressing the rear caliper when replacing pads
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1993 Honda Civic del Sol
Question: brake pad replacement
Answer #1dandd April 18, 2010, 20:36Master
here is the repair info for your car:
Answer #293delsol October 20, 2011, 15:33Rookie
You can't compress them, because there is an emergency brake you screw them in. Put a large chisel in the slots and turn it back in. Make sure the master cylinder is open because you are doing the same as compressing a front caliper and the fluid will rise.