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I can't get the rear caliper to go in it has something to do with the ebrake but how do you get it back in

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 The piston caliper is threaded and has to be retracted by turning the piston caliper with a special tool that can be purchased at most auto parts stores for around 10-15 dollars. Make sure the cap is off the master cylinder reservoir and make sure the brake liquid is in good order. Not difficult.

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