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I can't retract the rear calper on my 2002 Jaguar X-type. I am changing the pads & rotor. vem

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The pistons on the brake caliper are not like comoon brake pistons. They require you to screw them up, or down. There is a place in the center of the pistons top platewhere you can place a tool to turn the piston.

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The piston on the offside turns clockwise to retract and nearside anti clock   D

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What are you using? A c-clamp or you hands? A c-clamp ussually works but can sometimes cause the piston to become ****-eyed in the caliper. Best bet is to use the proper tool or a c clamp. Both work good. If it won't retract with those, the piston is siezed. Time for a new caliper.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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