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How to replace rear brake pads on a 2005 saturn L300

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They are disc brakes and they are tight to get to the bolts,if u need to ask how to do this dont do it,its easy

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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Unable to get rear brake piston to compress


Compress or push back into the caliper,is not the
issue. If you have a problem, open the bleeder valve

You have to flush brake fluid on ALL your vehicles
EVERY 2 YEARS anyway

What you need to do, is get a tool to turn in the piston
clockwise. That is the paking brake, ratcheted up as the
pads wear.

After you install new pads ,ratchet it up by hand until the
pads are tight to the rotor

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