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Re: Brake Change Tip in 80Q
>After getting the original pads off the caliper, and then trying to press
>the brake piston back, open the brake bleeder valve to get rid of the brake
>fluid in the caliper. In older cars, pushing the piston would push the
>brake fluid into back into the master cylinder, but the newer cars with ABS
>have some sort of checkvalve that won't allow this to happen.
I know on the REAR calipers of my '86 5KCST, you can't just "press" the calipers
in, but need a large allan socket to twist the caliper piston back in. The
fronts just take a large "C" clamp.
Paul Luevano 2 wheels: '94 CBR 600F2
email@example.com 4 wheels: '86 5KCST
DoD #1599 '86 4KCSQ
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