06 bently brakes


Asked by Jul 09, 2010 at 07:35 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replace rear brake pads caliper will not retrak

2 Answers

Jason Ballard

Well im not sure if this will help but i know alot of the newer luxury cars have computer controlled braking that means to release pressure on the calipers you have to have a OBD Tool to open the valves.

Burton Lane

Computer controlled braking or not, brake hydraulics are not pressurized while the vehicle is not in motion. You should be using a caliper piston compression tool. If that is not available, a large c-clamp will work if you use care. IF THE PISTON HAS TWO DIMPLES OR HOLES ACROSS FROM EACH OTHER IN THE PAD-FACING SURFACE RATHER THAN BEING SOLID OR HOLLOW, STOP! This piston must be rotated and pushed in at the same time, which requires a more specialized tool.

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