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Brakes caliper I HAVE A FORD CONTOUR 95.IN MY HAYNES MANUAL ITS SAY TO PUSH THE PISTON BACK INTO THE CALIPER BUT ITS NOT MOVING.IS IT PUSH OR TURN

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Use a "C" clamp slowly to push piston in. If not available push hard in center of piston with a wooden hammer handle or similar. If still won't move, crack open bleeder screw and try. Double check after re-install & make sure it retracts properly in case seized or partially seized.

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