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How to push in the rear brake cylinder when changing the rear brake pads? I can't push them in at all Thank you

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  • btrockel Nov 09, 2008

    1996 deville same problem, is the solution the same?

  • andreylisovs Dec 06, 2008

    I can't push or turn the break cylinder further and still need at least an eight of an inch to install the pads!!

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Try backing off your emergency brake screws.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

You need to purchase a tool from an accesory shop for about £20 because you can`t push the cylinders back in they need to be screwed in using this tool.

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Rear brakes pads

some of this brake caliper, have to be turned and push at same time in order to push the cylinder in.
go to autozone and they have a loan tool program that will allow you to loan the tool for a deposit and then you will get it back when tool returned

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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SOURCE: rear brake cylinders are stuck, can not push them in

I'm not sure about your vehicle but some models must be turned as they go back.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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SOURCE: i have a gmc 2500 4x4 and rear brakes locking up

Do you have a/the proportioning valve in your system? Pin needs to be pulled out for centering while bleeding.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you push in the cylinder in rear brakes to change pads

The Tiburon's rear disk brakes are self-adjusting to compensate for pad wear. You need to twist the piston clockwise to retract it into the caliper. You should do this using a special tool from Hyundai. Alternatively, you can get generic rear brake caliper tool at most auto parts stores that you can use on the end of your ratchet.

Or, you can be really careful with a pair of channel-lock pliers and grip the edge of the piston, allowing you to twist it back into the caliper.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you replace rear brakes 2008 town and

you can use a needle nose pliers to ratchet the piston in turn to the right or you can buy the specialized tool which cost about ten dollars. there are two fittings on the piston that you use to turn it.

Posted on Jan 15, 2011

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rate as fixya if this is what you need. Thanks

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    Remove the brake pads by pushing inward and rotating the pad up.
  1. NOTE: Use a block of wood or used pad to protect the piston and boots.
    Retract the caliper piston (2196) into the rear disc brake caliper.
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some of this brake caliper, have to be turned and push at same time in order to push the cylinder in.
go to autozone and they have a loan tool program that will allow you to loan the tool for a deposit and then you will get it back when tool returned

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