Breaks

Tiny
IMSCREAMING
  • 2006 LINCOLN ZEPHYR
  • 6 CYL
  • 56,000 MILES

How to change rear brake pads can not get calipers to retract to accommodate new brake pads. Have tried using a C clamp

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 2:21 PM

2 Replies

Tiny
WRENCHTECH
  • EXPERT
  • 20,567 POSTS

Thde rear calipers have the parking brake built into them and the pistons have to be threaded back in while applying pressure. They make a number of different tools for doing this.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
+1
Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 3:14 PM
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
  • EXPERT
  • 20,567 POSTS

The rear calipers have the parking brake built into them and the pistons have to be threaded back in while applying pressure. They make a number of different tools for doing this.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 3:15 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Other Brake Pad Questions