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2005 ford mustang rear disc pads

How do you compress the pistons on the rear calipers?

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Hello let's see I can help.
The caliper pistons screw in. If you look at the top of the piston it has two holes or slots. There is a tool called a spanner wrench that has two buttons that fit into those holes. You can get the tool from Auto Zone or another parts store. Turn the pistons in just enough to get the pads around the rotor. This is the rear brake adjustment so the tighter the better. Good luck and please rate me so I know if I helped. Thanks.

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Do these have slots in the piston. If not you can just use a clamp be sure your cap is off the break fluid resivoir. If the have slots you will have to turn and push at the same time, I've only run into a few like that though

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