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Cant get the front caliper off a 2004 ford expedition

Need to know the size & type of the caliper retaining bolt. hex, star, allen?

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9mm Hex Driver (allen)

Snap-on is the only one with that tool

I think Thexton came out with it last fall also

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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They should all be a 10mm..

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7/16 box end wrench. good-luck!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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Very best regards

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