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Rear disk brake question

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by RedHoe01, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. RedHoe01

    RedHoe01 New Member

    Hello, I just realized that my tahoe has a two piston rear caliber and I have to change my rear brakes this weekend. Has anyone worked with these before. If so, do you c clamp both pistons back into the caliber at the same time or do you do one at a time? thanks in advance.
  2. RedHoe01

    RedHoe01 New Member

    bump. starting on this tonight.
  3. dwill3015

    dwill3015 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    On my 2001 Suburban, I just stick one of the old pads over the pistons and compress with a large c-clamp until they are in all the way leaving maximum clearence to install new pads and be able to slip the caliper onto the rotor.
  4. RedHoe01

    RedHoe01 New Member

    Thanks You

    I appreciate the response, sounds like you compress both at one time. I will try that. Thanks again
  5. RedHoe01

    RedHoe01 New Member

    brakes are done, both pistons went in togher easily. THanks.

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