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Need directions to rebuild caliper

Rear piston pushed out of housing it has a bolt and thread but it will not screw back in.

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  • krothsales Jan 13, 2013

    We were putting new brake pads on and the Pistons would not push back in we did not know they were the screw in type.Since we could not put the new pads on we put it back together without the pads. We were going to work on it later. But we pushed on the brake pedal and the pressure pushed the piston out. Now it will not screw back in. 



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Ok friend, for safetys" sake and whomever you drive around,...stop and think first if this caliper is really worth the hastle or just take what you have to the parts store and get a rebuilt one..even if you dont have the cash to get a rebuild theres a good chance this will only become an issue later on by leaking or not functioning when you really need it to its just that me its a safety thing..since I am not there to actually inspect the item for unseen damage when it blew apart..thats what I sugest you do,honestly I feel beter about just replacing it...

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