Re: Taurus wagon ABS rear caliper
"John Cairns" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Decided to do the brakes on the wife's '00 Taurus wagon. I know, big
> mistake. In any event, having a hard time getting the piston spun in
> to allow enough clearance for the new pads to fit. Got them in there,
> but there isn't enough clearance, hub binds. The piston doesn't want
> to spin in, wondering if the parking brake cable has to be unhooked
> from the caliper?
I always did... it shouldnt make a difference but, IIRC, the book said to
> Any other sage advice, shortcuts for this job?
> Seriously considering investing in a proper tool also, the $9 6 way
> adaptor that goes on a 3/8" extension works for shit, real PITA.
> Thanks in advance.
And that's what I found as well, I resorted to long-nose pliers, of all
The real shortcut is to get rebuilt calipers. Difficulty retracting
means the same thing there as on the front... contamination quite
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!