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#1 (permalink) Old 10-22-2007, 05:10 PM
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I am trying to replace rear brakes on my Kia Spectra. How do you get the caliper to compress so it will fit over the new pads?
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You can squeeze the pistons in with a small c-clamp.
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ive already replaced mine.... did it the hard way, i used a very large C clamp.

i wuz told that it just screws back in.....

but i would ask the kia dealership.... they would know more bout it than anybody else.....
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You can squeeze the pistons in with a small c-clamp.
that can break the pistons... my o'reilly guy told me that
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