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Replace my front break pads. I know how to change the pads but I cant get the pad to release from the rotor

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You need to use a (C) clamp to depress the caliper into its bore, only after opening the bleeder valve to exit the filthy fluid. Only then can you remove the caliper. You need to free the pressure against the rotor. Not being sarcastic here but if you know how to properly replace brake pads you should have known this.

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