you have to use a big flat head screwdriver or something similar that will fit in one of the slots(it looks like a Philips head) and turn it to the right to get it to go in then just put the pads on and give the brake pedal a few pushes and you good to go
no don't do that, go to you're local parts store and ask for the rear brake caliper tool to push the piston in with.
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just remove tire, remove caliper top screw turn the caliper back and remove pads. to install new pads you need to compress caliper cylinder back ,I usually use a big plier to press the cylinder back, you has to open the brake liquid reservoir to release pressure, after that you can put new pads .
When installing new pads, push piston into cylinder body by gently turning piston clockwise,with long nose pliers, or suitable tool
I just did my 1992 Mercury Topaz. First compress the caliper using a sea clamp of large plyers. Then remove the two bolts holding the caliper using (for 92) size 40 star tool. My rotor was rusted, so spray WD40 around the inside seam diameter hole which is just outside the center bolt. After knocking it a few times the rotor came off. It may look like you need to remove the center nuts, BUT YOU DONT. Make sure you clean the new rotor, install it and then the caliper with the new pads. Make sure you compress the caliper all the way before trying to install the new pads. When I tried to compress the second wheel caliper after doing the other side, I had to open the master cylinder cap in order to let pressure off before being able to compress the second caliper wheel.
# Preparation For Brake Pad Replacement # Remove the Wheel # Unbolt the Caliper # Remove the Old Brake Pads # Compress the Brake Piston # Re-Install the Brake Caliper
# Raise and support vehicle. # Remove the wheel and tire assemblies. # Compress the caliper # Remove the caliper slide pin bolts NOTE: Do not allow brake hose to support caliper assembly. # Remove the caliper by tilting the top up and off the caliper adapter # Support and hang the caliper. # Remove the inboard brake pad (1) from the caliper # Remove the outboard brake pad (2) from the caliper # Place an old brake shoe between a C-clamp and caliper piston. Bottom piston in the caliper bore with C-clamp. # Clean caliper mounting adapter and anti-rattle spring guide # Lubricate anti-rattle spring guides with Mopar brake grease. # Install anti-rattle spring guides NOTE:Anti-rattle spring guides are not interchangeable. # Install inboard brake pad to the caliper # Install outboard brake pad to the caliper # Tilt the top of the caliper over rotor and under adapter. Then push the bottom of the caliper down onto the adapter # Install caliper to the rotor and then install the caliper slide pin bolts, Install wheel and tire assemblies and lower vehicle, # Apply brakes several times to seat caliper pistons and brake shoes and obtain firm pedal. # Top off master cylinder fluid level.
Remove wheels Re-Install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Compress piston into caliper body using a "C" clamp (front only) Rear pistons are threaded and require a special tool available at Sears or auto parts (not expensive) to compress piston in to caliper body Replace pads inner and outer Re-Install caliper REMEMBER TO PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
Jack up the car and take off the rear wheel and wheel assembly. Attach a C-clamp to the brake caliper and compress the piston into the caliper bore. Once this is done, the old rotor can be removed. Install the new rotor and carefully re-install the brake caliper. Put the wheel assembly and wheel back on.
Remove wheel, remove caliper from mount, not from the brake line or the cable, get proper tool for working on rear disk brakes then twist the piston and compress it back into the caliper, install in reverse order.
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Remove wheels Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove 2 caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" Clamp to fully compress piston into caliper body Remove and replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
Front wheels? Remove wheels Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" clamp to fully compress piston into caliper body Replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE