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Fitted brake pads can't get piston back in, About 85.000

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Fitted brake pads can't get piston back in
JA: How old are the rotors? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: About 85.000 brand new 5 years
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: Vauxhall insignia
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've put 1 set on the rear just can't get piston in far enough to get both in
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I got the other side to do aswell
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Hemal Mistry replied 18 days ago.
Good Morning  Dear Customer.
Welcome to JustAnswer.!I hope you’re well.
Firstly I’ll like to introduce myself. My name is***** and I am a vehicle expert here on JustAnswer.I am here to help with any query’s you have for you vehicle problems/needs and will try my best to give you the best possible advise/ outcome I can and also help you through them.Who do I have the pleasure of speaking to today.?The system offers an automated phone call service which is optional on weather you will like to accept or not.Just so I fully understand what’s been going on you are trying to change the brake pads and can’t wind the piston back far enough.?Is this correct.?
Kind regards Hemal
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
My name is Kevin
Expert:  Hemal Mistry replied 18 days ago.
Hi there Kevin.
Thank you for your response.Hope your well.
Could you tell me a little more on what’s going on please.
Expert:  Hemal Mistry replied 16 days ago.

Good Evening dear customer.

I hope your well.

Im just sending you a follow up message to see if you got my previous message relating to the Issue your having with getting the piston to go back on your callipers.

In most cases a piston wind tool will help.

However, is its hard and won't go in this usually indicates that the calliper has seized up inside.

I hope this information helps.

If theres anything else I can help with please don't hesitate to ask.

Hope you have a lovely day.

I would also like to thank you for using JustAnswer.

Take care.

All the best. Hemal Mistry