How to compress a rear caliper. Rear brake service tips.
In this video, you will learn how to Compress/wind back a Rear Ebrake Style Brake Caliper along with several tips on how to perform a rear brake pad service properly. Brake Caliper Piston Compressor Windback. This is what should be used:
It is not recommended that you compress a wind back caliper in this fashion and you run the risk of damaging the rubber boot or damaging the brake caliper piston. I only recommend using this method if you are in a jam.
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