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Tou can do the compression test yourself but you will a compression tester that is available at most auto parts stores and the tools that are needed to remove the spark plugs.

Posted on Nov 27, 2014

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    Dang thats what i was afraid of thanks for the info

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If it is for the back brakes you have to have a special tool that turns the caliper at the same time as pushing it in. My uncle and I just used a C clamp and screw drivers to turn and push in. I worked on them by myself for well over an hour and finally called the dealership and they told me I had to buy a special tool that cost over 20 bucks.
On the front brakes just use a C clamp and loosen the brake fluid valve cause it may cause dirty fluid to run back into the reservoir. I ran a small hose from the valve to a bucket to catch the brake fluid. Hope this helps.

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