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1993 rear brake cylinder removal

I need to replace the right rear brake cylinder. I removed the two bolts and the brake line but the cylinder refuses to move. Does the spring post need to come out? If so how?

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  • cgmiller6 Nov 24, 2008

    I'm not sure what you mean by the springs at the ends of the cylinder. There seems to be a braket that holds the boots against the cylinder. I've removed all the springs that I could see around the cylinder and smacked it more then a few times without luck.

    Thank you for responding!!!

  • cgmiller6 Nov 24, 2008

    The cylinder is at the top of the hub. I found a picture that shows a cylinder coming out with the bracket behind it. It actually has the cylinder boots held in place. I guess I'll just keep trying to pursuade it.

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    need to replace rear brake cylinder,i lost all my fluid its all over my this a hard job what tools do i need? thanks for tips..1993 ford bronco5.8L



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You have to take the springs away from the ends of the cylinder and it take a good hit with a hammer to loosen it and it will fall out... but just fyi, put the OTHER side on too!!! it will leak tomorrow since you are replacing this one today...guarantee!

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

  • thomas1981 Nov 24, 2008

    basically NOTHING can be touching the cylinder.. it should on that vehicle be mounted on the bottom of the hub... correct? just do ONE side at a time cause the other will leave you a blueprint for replacing the parts you take off when you get to the point of reinstalling them



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