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04-29-2007, 06:50 PM
Ok I just put on my new rotors on the front and rear when i got everything back on the pedal sank a quite a bit, i figured since we had to bleed the brakes in front to get the new rotors on some ait got in the lines, so i just bled the front ones again and drove it in reverse and everything but my brakes still arent as tight as they were before, but they are a little better...any ideas??

04-29-2007, 07:13 PM
Why'd you bleed your brakes to put new rotors on..?

04-29-2007, 07:33 PM
the caliper wouldnt go back over cuz the old pads and rotor wer worn so the circle thinkg was sticking out and i opened the screw for the line to push it back in

04-29-2007, 07:37 PM
All you have to do is push that piston back (I use a C-clamp and an old pad). Once it's back far enough just reassemble everything and pump the brakes. No need to bleed.

04-29-2007, 07:39 PM
Lol i never thought bought a c-clamp i slid a 2X4 block in there and pushed... can ya think of anything to do to get them tight again?

04-29-2007, 07:47 PM
it sounds like you might need to bleed them again.

04-29-2007, 07:48 PM
i was thinking that but it was getting dark outside ill post again if it doesnt work thx