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2006 Hyundai Tiburon Question: how to close the caliper so the pads will fit back over the rotor

 

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Visitor, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Nashville, NC, October 06, 2010, 18:45

tried a clamp and pliers but it will not press in. How does it close in so the new pads will fit back over the rotor.

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    October 07, 2010, 05:22
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    I guess you are working on the rear brakes, which requires a special tool to set the pistons. It's a "press and turn" tool, you can buy it at most parts store. The alignment of the pistons are also important. Better to get a repair manual and follow the instructions.

    Zee

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