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Brakes I am trying to replace the rear brakes on a 2006 Ford mustang but there is a circular piece that has to go around the new brake after it is installed but I cant get it pushed down enough

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  • jdufrene985 Aug 10, 2008

    how do i get the piston pushed in enough to put the caliber back on the new brakes?

  • hllyperez Nov 09, 2008

    The caliber won't retract. Trying to replace my rear brakes. Help?

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Use a C-Clamp, tighten down on the caliper and pistion at a moderate to slow speed. I had a similar problem with my 300ZX brakes not wanting to retract all the way, come to find out, the piston had come out far enough to let dirt in , and was locking up the pistion. I had to blow the piston out of the caliper, wash the pistion and caliper well, thouroughly with brake fluid, and the put the piston back in. If you are not comfy with the idea of doing that, you may have to replace that caliper.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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