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How does one collaspe the piston on the rear brake caliper?

(2008 Chevrolet Uplander)
in San Marcos, CA on August 07, 2010
How do you collaspe the piston on the rear brake caliper?
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on August 07, 2010
if i am not mistaken, the piston just pushes in. if the caliper has a cable attached to the back of the caliper itself, then the piston screws into the caliper. you can rent a tool from a parts place to do this operation, if necessary.

on August 14, 2010
You have to either buy or rent a Disc Brake Piston Tool. I bought one from NAPA, it's a Napa Service Tool #3163. On my 2005 the rear caliper piston screws in but you need that tool.

on June 04, 2012
The best and cheapest way at "NO COST" is to use a pair of needle nose pliers and turn the pistons until they retract.....

on August 09, 2010
how do i change rear brake caliper
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