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Ford 500 2005 right piston will not recess completely

Ford 500 2005 i got the left side completed but the right Piston keeps rotating and i have the tool to rotate it. I opened the bleeder screw and piston still will not go in, it went in some but will not go in further so i can put in the new pads. Any other solutions?

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  • cj0522 Jun 04, 2009

    am using the tool that you need to push down on and rotate the piston. This does not use the c clamp to depress the piston.

  • cj0522 Jun 05, 2009

    Yes i am aware of the right caliper piston needing to be turned counter clockwise. Also there is an arrow indicating that. I did get the job completed by removing the caliper which depreassureized the caliper and then i was able to turn the piston. Job is complete and brakes are operating well.

  • cj0522 Jun 05, 2009

    The solution was part of the answer. I needed to remove the piston and drain the caliper so i could turn the piston to get it back into the caliper.

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    Dar May 11, 2010

    Are you compressing it with a C-clamp?

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Your right rear caliper is reverse thread. you need to turn the piston counter clockwise to turn it in. I hope this helps.

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