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Is ther any trick to getting the rear wheel cylinder piston to move back when putting on new pads on a 94 Honda Accord EX?


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2011-09-13 05:36:14
2011-09-13 05:36:14

Is there any trick to getting the rear wheel cylinder piston to move back when putting on new pads on a Honda accord 1994 ex??

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Hey KIm==Remove the lines to the old cylinder then the 2 bolts that hold it on. When you get the new cylinder, bench bleed it to get all of the air out of the clyinder and when you reinstall it, bleed it through the lines at the master cylinder and if you have a good pedal you won't have to bleed the brakes at the individual wheel cylinders. But if the pedal is soft and not a good pedal, bleed the brakes starting with the right rear then left rear then right front and lastly left front. Use ONE PUMP ONLY TO BLEED THE BRAKES. If you pump up the pedal it muxes the air in the lines and you have a hard time getting all of the air out. Make sure you have new fluid comming out of the wheel you are bleeding to asure that you have gotten all of th air out. Good luckJoe

DON'T OPEN THE LINES!!!!!!!!

Just use a C-Clamp or a piston compressor [Recommended] to push the pistons back in. taking the cap off the reservoir under the hood helps a lot.

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