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Chev uplander van, replacing rear pads , can not compress caliber piston ?

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You will need a special tool which you can buy at your local auto parts store that is just for that. It is square in shape and of course has six sides to it use with a 3/8's drive ratchet. This tool is used to turn your piston's in. There are not pushed like your front.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

  • jmlusignan Dec 15, 2011

    I did mine with a pair of long nose vise grip wich i seen done on the internet works great just adjust the vise grip to the slots & push & turn at the same time .. slides in like butter in frying pan..



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