How to Collapse Rear Brake Calipers?

Answer During the process of changing disc brakes on any vehicle type, you must compress or collapse the brake caliper. The brake caliper is the piston cylinder in the center of the brake caliper mounting... Read More »

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How to Replace Rear Brake Calipers?

Brake calipers are large pistons that are powered by a vehicle's hydraulic power system. When a driver activates the brake, the hydraulic system expands the piston, causing the brake pads to sandwi... Read More »

How to Remove Rear Brake Calipers?

Although once deemed too expensive, four-wheel disc brakes have found their way onto most of today's commercial vehicles due to their longevity compared to drum brakes. They work by having rotors, ... Read More »

How To Rebuild Rear Brake Calipers?

If you've noticed that your car is having trouble maintaining its speed and one of your back wheels tends to get very hot after a drive, the problem may be a seized rear brake caliper. This can be ... Read More »

How to Change New Rear Brake Calipers?

Brake fluid is hygroscopic, meaning that it absorbs water. Water in the brake system corrodes brake lines and damages the master cylinder and brake calipers. When the brake caliper seizes, the pist... Read More »