HOW DO I REMOVE MY CALIPER PINS ?

  • Tiny
  • Anthonydebellis
  • 2003 GMC SAFARI
  • 12,000 MILES

I tried using liquid wrench, wd 40, a torch, they will not budge. They are torx, I have the appropriate socket, I have the new pads just cant put them on, because the caliper will not come off, I used a c clamp and pushed in the pistons successfully. Please help, Thanks, Anthony

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012 AT 9:52 PM

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  • Tiny
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So are they frozen because of salt and snow?Also can you remove the caliper bracket bolts?

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Sunday, September 30th, 2012 AT 10:03 PM
  • Tiny
  • Anthonydebellis
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I haven't tried, that was my second step, they seem frozen also, I need to get a breaker bar on them, still have problem with the caliper It looks like the top bolt is cross threaded.

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 1:43 AM
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You may be replacing the caliper then.

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 1:54 AM

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