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Ford fivehundredright rear brake caliper wont retract

I did left side rear brake caliper but right side wont retract , i put tention and turn counter clock wise but nothing happing any solutions

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Is this the ratcheting style caliper? If so, you really should be using the proper tool to turn these style calipers back into their bore, and both calipers should turn clockwise to retract them back in. Also, if the piston was too far out you may have a hard time getting it to go back in. Hope this helps.

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