Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Cambridge, England
147 rear brake calliper reconditioning
I'm reconditioning the rear callipers on my 147 and have hit a small issue. I've got new main piston seals to fit but I can't remove the old ones. I've managed to tear one already so I'm not touching the other side until I've sorted it. I think I need to move the piston out a little more but it's too stiff to move. I've tried to move the piston by moving the handbrake linkage on the back of the calliper but all that achieves is spurting brake fluid everywhere.
So has anybody got any ideas on what I should try next?
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