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I have a 1600 yamaha. one of my calipers in the rear brake has frozen. i have used a c clamp and channel lock but no luck, what else can i do

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  • Aaron Uhl Mar 19, 2011

    has this just happened when changing brakes or has the bike been sitting awhile

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How are you venting the caliper as force the piston back in....are you using the bleeder or trying to force the fluid back to master cylinder reservoir? Is there room in the reservoir for the fluid being pushed back? Safest way is using the bleeder.
Did you clean off the piston before trying to push it in?

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