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Front caliper piston will not compress

The front caliper piston will not compress. I have tried using a clamp and tried turning it with channel locks.

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Try to release the bleeder valve while compressing the piston if it moves then you need a new rubber brake line if still dont move then need to replace the caliper hope this helps .

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