Compressing rear caliper piston, doesn't want to go in far enough. Emergency brake really tight now. Replace caliper?

Asked by Oct 01, 2010 at 11:32 AM about the 2001 Nissan Sentra SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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did you remove the fill cap for the brake fluid? if so, yes new caliper, also check brake disc to make sure its seated correctly.

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