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Old 05-18-2012, 11:04   #1 (permalink)
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Rear brake caliper

I am working on a 1995 Ford Thunderbird trying to replace the rear rotors and brakes but I cant get the rear calipers to retract. I have a manual that says to twist them clockwise until they seat back against the piston. I've been turning them with no results. I've never seen this before and am lost as to what to do. Can anyone please help!

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Old 05-18-2012, 11:29   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Rear brake caliper

If the pads were badly worn , try pushing the piston into the calliper as you turn it .

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Re: Rear brake caliper

They were "Beyond" worn badly! I will give that a try and see what happens.
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Old 05-18-2012, 20:21   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the help! pushing in on the piston while turning it clockwise worked like a charm.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:30   #5 (permalink)
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Glad you got it fixed , thanks for update .
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