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Old 06-26-2011, 05:34 PM   #1
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im replacing the rear brakes on my 01 bonneville. Im replacing the rotors and the pads on it and i got the left side down now im trying the right side. Im trying to get the piston to go back in on the right side but its not going in. Im using c clamp, and it worked on the left side but i cant get the right side to go in. any help would be great thanks
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I usually use a pair of stout needle nose pliers and turn it while pushing it in. I just did mine last week and it worked for me.
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thanks cruiser just used needle nose'* and it worked.
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theres a tool for alot of rear brakes that looks like a rubix cube its got tabs that let you turn it, its like 5 bucks at harbor freight
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i used a cube type tool from auto zone to do mine.. the cube type tool can use on various calipers using a rachet 1/4 inch drive and turning with pressure inwards... c clamp will break before you can re open the caliper.
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the cube tool cost 7 bucks.
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yeah ive seen one before and never knew what those did. But i got the caliper piston back in with come needle noses
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