Question about 2002 Harley Davidson FXST Softail Standard
You don't have to take the caliper apart, they won't come apart. Remove the two screws that you see when looking at the caliper. They use Torx type wrenches. When you get the long bolts out, lift the caliper off the rear brake caliper bracket. Notice how the pads are positioned and the steel anti rattle pieces are postitioned. Replace the pads and the anti rattle clips in the rear brake bracket.
In the caliper, you're going to have to depress the piston back into the caliper. I use either a C-clamp or a large pair of slip joint pliers to push the piston all the way back into it's bore. Use a rag or something so that you don't scratch the paint on the caliper.
Once the piston is completely seated, carefully put the caliper back on the caliper bracket being careful not to disturb the pads. Install the two bolts and torque them to 25 foot pounds or so.
Carefully and slowly pump the rear brake pedal until you have a full firm pedal. Check the brakes for proper operation prior to riding the bike. Improperly serviced brakes can result in serious injury or death.
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