Use a "C" Clamp to fully retract the piston into the caliper body
The rear piston has to be turned in, it won't just push in, they make a tool at the parts store that makes it easier, if you have tried turning it in and it won't go you will have to replace the caliper as it's bad.
there are 2 ways on is with the C- Clamp. when tightening the clamp loosen the bleeder valve. the second is have to use the caliper tool to screw in the piston email@example.com
Usually you can put a screwdriver between the edge of the rotor and the caliper and pry up on it. Stuck from rust, heat, or piston in caliper will not release? Rust, heat, it will pry up. Not releasing, open bleeder screw if possible without breaking it off.
Remove lower caliper bolt (actually the upper one is a pin), lift the caliper, replace pads. The clips and the bracket might however need some cleaning.
Should be the "peel off" type Remove wheel Remove caliper mounting bolts Slide caliper off rotor Rotor should slid off hub
If it is the front ones, remove the wheel, get a t-50, or t-55 torx for a half in. ratchet. remove the upper and lower bolts, caliper slides off. If it is rear, remove wheel, get an 18mm wrench and take the bolts out. caliper will come out with them.
what i would do is get some wd40 a pry bar and pry tht sucker right off.(you may need a new rotor after that or at least resurface yours)
Remove pad caliper, then caliper holding frame. Disc will come off now. -Re-assemble in reverse order.
same as on all disc break pad changes, but you must have special tool to depress caliper. a c clamp will not work. must have tool to put onto 3/8 in. drive socket and turn clockwise and this will depress caliper. replace pads, bleed and this was the most challenging part of the job.
Look at the pistons in the caliper. If it is a cup type piston there could be several reasons for this, (requiring researching technical manuals). But if it is a solid piston with what appears to be 4 raised tabs around the piston in a + configuration this suggests that you may need to screw the piston back into the caliper turning it clockwise. Sometimes this takes quite a bit of turning. Otherwise the pistons are stuck, or you might need to open the bleed screws and compress the pistons as some vehicles have one-way pressure valves in the system. . To add a '96 cutlass caliper piston has to be screwed in clockwise with also applying steady pressure
The knuckle bolts on the brake caliper bracket for a 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass can be a problem to get loose because of rust and dirt buildup. A bolt loosening spray, like Liquid Wrench, can help free the bolt.
Once the caliper is off then the rotor should come off. If not take a hammer and beat on the rotor. Then it will either come off or crack and come off. If that does not get it off you would have to heat it with a torch.
pull the wheel off remove the brake caliper and disc. there might be a cap in the center of the hub. if so remove it and there will be a single nut coming from the spindle remove it and the the whole assembly will come off.
Remove the two bolts holding the caliper over the rotor, remove caliper. You may have to gently persuade it with a dead blow or hammer. Once removed the pads come off by pushing them out. Use a clamp to press the caliper piston back into the caliper or you won't be able to put the caliper back over the rotor with the new pads installed. Now simply work in reverse order installing the pads and caliper, bleed your brakes, and hit the road.
Replacing the brake pads on your 1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass is quite easy. Remove the brake pad Springs and caliper. The brake pads will come off. Reverse the process to install the new brake pads
The teves caliper is a single piston disc brake caliper and the akebono caliper is a dual piston disc brake caliper. The teves caliper is a single piston disc brake caliper and the akebono caliper is a dual piston disc brake caliper.
You need to remove the caliper. Usually there are 2 bolts/pins that go through the calipers, holding them in place. Once the calipers are off, the rotors should come off quite easily. If it's a front wheel vehicle, the rotor should just pull off. If it's a rear wheel vehicle, the rotor is often integral to the wheel bearing and hub. For a rear wheel caliper, just pull the center wheel bearing cotter pin, nut, remove the wheel bearings and pull the rotor.
unbolt the caliper
brake caliper bushings are the rubber mounts that sit inside the caliper bolt holes. They help guide the bolts when bolting the caliper up to the caliper bracket.
they must be screwed in because the e=brake is built into caliper. there is a tool kit that uses the grooves on piston but you can use channel lock pliers to turn piston don't chew up dust seal around piston .the right side is clockwise to turn in i think the left is ccw to turn in when piston starts moving in you going the right way. make sure you line the slots on the piston with the pins on the brake pads if not lined up you never get caliper on good luck ps when all done pump and release the e brake 20 time to self adjust the pistons
There is no spring caliper.
The caliper bolts are located in the caliper... You should see two bolts on the inside of the caliper...
Front pads 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 pads inner and outer Re-install caliper PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR TO MOVING VEHICLE