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2010 mercury milan rear brakes procedure

What is the procedure to compressing the rear brake calipers

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Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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I've done it and hated every minute of it.

Get a quality brake piston rotator tool. The Autozone 5 sided cube is no good.

you will have to spin the piston back about 4-5 turns until it fully retracts.

The expanding/ 500lb pressure clamps do no good b/c the brake is like a hydraulic screw. You can't compress this type of brake.
Starting the rotation of the piston back will require two people

1 to hold the tool and ratchet on the piston, the other to turn the ratchet.



Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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  1. Remove the rear disc brake caliper (2K327).
  2. Remove the brake caliper bolts.
  3. Lift the rear disc brake caliper off the rear disc brake caliper anchor plate (2B582).
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    Remove the brake pads by pushing inward and rotating the pad up.
  1. NOTE: Use a block of wood or used pad to protect the piston and boots.
    Retract the caliper piston (2196) into the rear disc brake caliper.
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are you using the right tools? Id call you local auto parts store to make sure the set your using is correct, if it is the right set, id be asking how far out the piston is, on these newer vehicals, if you screw them out to far, almost to the point of being removed, they will not go back in or at least are very tricky to do

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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SOURCE: I can't seem to compress the rear brake calipers

With a pair of needle nose pliers turn the pistons clockwise to set them back to base position. The V shape groves are not too deep on the pistons, so make sure you have gloves on, in case of the pliers slip out while turning it.

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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I am replacing the rear pads and cannot get the caliper to compress using a c-clamp. Is there something special I need to do or know on my montego 05 car to get the caliper to compress? Sincerely Desperate...


One, take your brake fluid reservoir cap off.
Two, use a thin piece of wood to help you compress the piston on the caliper....do it slow. This way, you don't create a lot of pressure to the reservoir and it won't overflow.
Three, these are the steps to removing and replacing the pads for the rear. It does mention a special tool....but you can use a c-clamp for the same purpose:

Rear To Remove:
  1. Check the brake fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir.
  2. If required, remove the fluid until the brake master cylinder reservoir is half full. CAUTION
    Care must be taken when servicing rear brake components without disconnecting the parking brake cable from the brake caliper lever.
  3. Remove the disc brake caliper. Support the caliper with mechanic's wire. CAUTION
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  4. Remove and discard the brake pads and spring clips from the brake caliper anchor plate. NOTE: Do not remove the anchor plate guide pins. The guide pins are press fit to the brake caliper anchor plate. If the guide pins are damaged a new anchor plate must be installed.
  5. Inspect the brake caliper anchor plate assembly.
  6. Check the guide pins and boots for binding or damage.
  7. Install a new brake caliper anchor plate if it is worn or damaged.
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NOTE: The left caliper piston turns clockwise and the right caliper piston turns counterclockwise.
  1. Using the special tool, turn and compress the brake caliper piston into the cylinder.
  2. Clean the residual adhesive from the brake caliper fingers and pistons using the specified brake parts cleaner. CAUTION
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  3. Install the new spring clips and brake pads.
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  6. With the engine running, apply pressure on the brake pedal to seat the brake pads.
  7. Test the brakes for normal operation.

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  1. Remove the rear disc brake caliper (2K327).
  2. Remove the brake caliper bolts.
  3. Lift the rear disc brake caliper off the rear disc brake caliper anchor plate (2B582).
  1. sya~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not allow grease, oil, brake fluid or other contaminants to contact the brake pads.
    Remove the brake pads by pushing inward and rotating the pad up.
  1. NOTE: Use a block of wood or used pad to protect the piston and boots.
    Retract the caliper piston (2196) into the rear disc brake caliper.
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