WHEN CHANGING FRONT BRAKE PADS DOES THE INSIDE ...

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  • jamescockerham42@yahoo.com
  • 1995 Lexus LS 400
  • 200,000 miles

When changing front brake pads, does the inside wheel cylinder retract itself for the new pads?

Friday, November 16th, 2012 AT 10:05 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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No, you need to pry the caliper piston backwards, either wih a screw driver before the brake pads and caliper is removed or use a G-Clamp to push it back in.

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 3:45 PM

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