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How do you compress caliper on 2005 gran prix rear brakes

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There is a Special tool for this But I Sometimes Use Channel Locks .
You have to "TURN IT" CLOCKWISE To COLLAPS IT Thats IT !
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    THE PISTON IS WHAT YOU "TURN"

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With a c-clamp

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I changed the rear rotors and pads on my 2005 Grand Prix GT a few months ago and now the left rear is not releasing properly after applying the brakes. How do I fix this?


Hello, my name is brad and im here to help.when you install your new rotors and pads,you had push in the calipers,did they push hard or fast,if hard you have stickey caliper,if not a colapst brake hose.hope this helps,have a great day and thank you.

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Just use one of the old break pads and a C-clamp of proper size like a 3-inch for compression on the cylinder.......Hope this helps.

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remove the caliper, by removing the two holding bolts, then use a old brake pad against the pistons and a c clamp and push piston all the way in, next is to clean and lube pad mounting surface and the caliper slide pin, then install new pads on bracket then caliper and tighten caliper bolts, heres a diagram to help you,98c6b31.jpg150490f.jpg

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In the back the caliper pistons actually have to be turned... you can either do it with something that can fit in the two v-shaped notches, or you can buy a tool from Autozone, etc. that will fit on a 3/8" drive ratchet to turn the piston back in.

I did this myself for the first time about 4 weeks ago. Confused me until I asked an Autozone employee.

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the rear calipers will have to be turned in(screwed in). do not try to push then straight in or you will have to replace the caliper

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I didn't have a "cube tool", used a pair of channel locks. Worked great. Thanks.

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