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How to depress rear brake caliper piston on 2005 jaguar xj8

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SOURCE: How to depress rear brake caliper piston on an 2004 Audi A4

It must be turned clockwise while being pushed in. The local parts store will have a tool just for this purpose.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: cant compress piston on rear brake calipers

Use a caliper wind back tool which rotates the piston at the same time as pushing it back. Release the bleed screw to assist the wind back. If you use a brake hose clamp on the brake hose this will reduce the need to bleed the system.

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 Kia Spectra 5 rear brake disc replacement

One side,turns right,and push in slightly,and the other side turns left,to retract.

Posted on Apr 20, 2010

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SOURCE: 2006 Kia Spectra 5 rear brake disc replacement

you need a special tool avalable at most parts stores. its a disc brake piston turning tool. you have to rotate piston clockwise while pushing in on piston. you can fabricate something that enguages the slots and push and turn till all the way in.make sure to note position of slots and put them in same place as was before or the pin on the pads wont enguage the slot

Posted on May 11, 2010

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SOURCE: how to compress rear brake caliper piston

Only way is to use diagnistic equipment.Go to HAND BRAKE . There is option to release the pistons.When you change the brake pads you have to use option - engage .

Posted on May 15, 2010

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