Question about Peugeot 407
How to rebuild rear calipers With a New repair kit
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
right the hnad brake is located on the center console at the right of you in america or left if you are are from brittan. pull it=]
Posted on Jun 26, 2008
Use a caliper wind back tool which rotates the piston at the same time as pushing it back. Release the bleed screw to assist the wind back. If you use a brake hose clamp on the brake hose this will reduce the need to bleed the system.
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
you have to fitt the caliper realy tight to get a good hand brake..remove the caliper..With pads in place. Press the brake to push out the piston.Only a little.Then replace the caliper with it realy tight onto pads.Then work the handbrake up and down a few times then you should be ok.Dont worrie about the brake being a bit tight.Just take it for a short run then.It will losen up.The handbrake is self adjusting.
Posted on May 31, 2009
rear calipailers do nt comprees!!!
they screw in !!!!
take a pair of channel locke annd just screw them in or you can get a special tool from auto zone for free rental!!!!
Posted on Jun 13, 2009
The rear calipers on these models require a special tool that compresses and turns the piston in at the same time -- most parts stores carry this tool.
It is called a caliper piston press -- and it installs where the pads would go and acts like a c-clamp,when turning handle it will turn the caliper piston backinto the caliper as it compresses it.
Anytime the brake rotor or brake pads are being replaced, the rear caliper piston must be seated (bottomed) to compensate for the new brake rotor or lining. Because the Parking Brake self-adjuster mechanism is attached to the piston, a special seating method is required. The only acceptable method is by rotating the piston back into the bore using Retractor,MILLER Special Tool 8807, . Any other seating method will damage the self-adjuster mechanism.
Good luck and hope this helps.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
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