Rear Brakes

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Sat Aug 30 22:35:15 EDT 2003

> From: Mike Miller <mikemilr at>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bernie Benz" <b.benz at>
>> Neil,
>> If they have never been apart and cleaned, you probably won't be able to
>> screw the pistons back into the calipers.  The sign that they are past due
>> for the cleaning, fronts too.
>> Bernie
> I hear all this talk about screwing pistons back into the calipers. All I
> have ever done is to open the bleeder valve and push the piston back in.
> Take maybe 26 seconds. You get no air in the system and loose a little old
> fluid.

Front calipers, yes.  Rears, because of the PB mechanism, no.
> mike

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