HOW DO I GET MY THE BRAKE CALIPER PISTON TO MOVE...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix
  • 161,555 miles

How do I get my the brake caliper piston to move back so I can install new brake pads I repalced caliper last time I did brakes my wife drove car till there was no pad left and piston got stuck so I replaced Caliper on driver's side but I remember on one of my may brake re pairs on same car I turned piston so it would move back I wards to give me that extra room I needed for new pads please tell me what I'm doing wrong I'm a my wits end and tinking of taking my wires key so until she learns not ride brakes

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 4:55 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,315 posts

The caliper should push in. Try using a large C-clamp. Refer to our DIY section for further brake information.

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 AT 5:00 PM

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