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Can anyone help me?

I am replacing my brake pads. I have changed the front pads without issue.

I have started with the Passenger side and taken off the rear calipers. I have read various forums and using the the 'how to' section on this site. Noting that the NS winds back in anti clockwise I have started to turn using long nose pliers. But it would not go back in.

Someone said to rotate clockwise one rotation then go back anti clockwise and it would be fine.

The issue I have is that now either way I turn the piston is comes out rather than back and seems loose and has stretched the rubber seal around it.

How do I fix it or have I knackered it?

Any comments welcome.
 

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Try rotating caliper using an Allen key, that way you can apply pressure as you rotate. Have you opened the bleed nipple first? That way you need to exert less presure to push piston in.
 

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Clamp the flexible pipe and undo the bleed nipple and the pistons push in

very easily. Watch the mucky brake fluid that comes out and think ive saved

my seals and given them a longer life :)
 

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Get a proper tool. Long nose pliers are all well and good if the job goes smoothly, but how often does that ever happen working on cars??!!!

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