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How do you release the anti-lock brake system to replace the rear brake rotors on a 2001 Chevy Impala?

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I assume you want to take the caliper off first. Remove caliper bolts & using a pry common screwdriver pry piston on caliper back in a bit or enough to allow the caliper's removal. After this, remove rotor. I hope this helps!

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