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Can not seem to get the calipher to open up on the rear brakes. My husband is trying to replace them and it will not open up- how do u unlock them??

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When you say replace,I assume you mean brake pads
Calipers last for years
You have to turn the piston in first,that is later ratcheted up, for parking brake initial setting
Then you need to push the piston into the caliper,works best if you open the bleeder valve
You will be bleeding all four calipers every two years anyway.
You may be able to get a tool for turning the rear piston or modify one as I had to since none were avail for a Lincoln LS
Have the rear rotors turned,don't put new pads on a worn rotor

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

  • Michael Mink
    Michael Mink Nov 20, 2013

    Does ths front brakes have to tuned also ?

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