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 .
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.
When installing new pads, push piston into cylinder body by gently turning piston clockwise,with long nose pliers, or suitable tool
# 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.
# 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
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.
Go buy a big c-clamp at autozone, advance or you can usually find them at a flea market. Now they do also have at autozone or advance what they call a caliper cylinder tool that compresses the caliper. But if you use a c-clamp, the first thing you want to do is take your master cylinder cap off. That way when the c-clamp is pushing the cylinder in ,the brake fluid will push back to the master cylinder .that way you want have to bleed the brakes. To compress the caliper with the c-clamp open it up wide enough for the one end that's opposite from the threaded handle on the c-clamp to fit on the outside of the caliper. While holding the c-clamp in place on the outside of caliper, take and turn the end with the handle on the c-clamp clockwise until it touches the inside of the cylinder .you will feel the handle get a little hard to turn . (slowly) keep turning the handle clockwise until the rubber boot around the cylinder is almost completely compressed all the way in. Now you should have enough clearance to put your rear disc pads on. Two more things, when you finish putting pads on both sides, don't forget to put your master cylinder cap on before you mash your brake pedal. The last thing is mash your pedal real slow until you get a firm pedal . Your pedal will probably go all the way to the floor when you first mash it . This is normal. Keep slowly pushing your pedal down til it gets firm. Good luck & i hoped this info. Helped.
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
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Raise and support vehicle Remove wheel Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" clamp to fully compress piston into caliper body Replace inner and outer brake pads RE-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
remove tire, remove upper bolt from caliper, secure caliper to avoid lines to get kinked, remove very carefully old pads, to avoid damaged the sensor wire, with a C clamp compress the caliper and install new pad, now you can put the caliper back in the old position, screw the bolt, put the tire back on, and that is all.
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
Remove tire, remove two bolts holding brake caliper to rotor. Remove caliper with brake hose attached (set on top of rotor or hang with wire to relieve pressure off of brake hose). Slide brake pads off (you may have to gently tap on pads to remove them) and then put new ones on. Compress piston in caliper to make room for new pads with a clamp. Install caliper, install tire.
1) remove Wheels 2) Loosen Caliper mounting bolts 3) Remove one caliper mounting bolt completely 4) Re-install 2 lug bolts to hold disk in place 5) swing caliper either up or down depending on which caliper bolt you have removed 6) use "c" clamp or similar tool to retract piston in caliper 7) install new pads 8) re-install caliper bolts 9) re-install wheel
You don't remove the piston, you just compress it. Loosen the cap on the master cylinder and then compress the piston all the way in. You can then remove the old pad and install a new one.
I assume you could not compress the caliber, The caliber on the Accord must be turned while being compressed, There is a special tool for this. Some Auto Parts stores will lend you the tool if you purchase the pads from them. Answer: When buying ammunition, be sure and specify the proper caliber. When buying brake parts for your Honda Accord, you'll need to compress the caliper, not the caliber.
Jack vehicle up and support Remove tire\ Re-Install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Loosen 2 caliper mounting bolts (probably torx maybe size 47-50) Remove 1 caliper mounting bolt and slide caliper off rotor being careful not to stress flexible hose Remove outer brake pad Use a large "C" Clamp and inner brake pad to to compress caliper piston into caliper body Remove old inner brake pad and install new inner and outer pads Re-install caliper and tighten mounting bolts Pump brake pedal to set pads against rotor Re-Install tire and torque lugs nuts
unbolt caliper, compress piston in caliper with c clamp and remove /install new shoes... may need to remove some brake fluid from resovior because of new pad thickness--use towel and don't spill on paint!....
Remove wheels Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove 2 caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Need a special tool (not expensive) available at Sears or auto parts to fully compress piston into caliper body (it is threaded) Replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper onto rotor REMEMBER TO PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE
I just did mine. Use a screw driver to press the brake pads away from the rotor and compress the caliper pistons back some so you can remove the caliper off of hte rotor. Losen and remove the bolts to the brake caliper. DO NOT DISCONNECT the brake line from the caliper! Get you a c-clamp and a piece of 1/4 board about 4 inches long. Once you have removed the caliper from the mount and removed the brake pads support the caliper with one hand. Place the wood over the caliper pistons and using the c-clamp place it over the wood and center of both pistons and other side of caliper to compress the pistons back into the caliper. Make sure you DO NOT PINCH the rubber boots on the pistons. Once you have compressed the pistons back into the calipers install your new pads and calipers back on the mounting surface and tighten the bolts back to torque specs.
Front: Remove Wheels Re-install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Use a "C" clamp to fully retract piston into caliper body Replace inner and outer pads Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE Rear: Remove wheels Remove caliper mounting bolts Side caliper off rotor Remove rotor Re-Install caliper Use a special tool (available at Sears or auto parts - not expensive) to retract piston into caliper body - it is threaded Replace inner and outer pads Remove caliper Re-Install Rotor Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE