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Old 10-27-2012, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by supertech777 View Post
This I just got done doing , the rattle in my caliper was due to the inside brake pad by the piston was lose . All you have to do is take that brake pad out and spread the tension spring out and put it back in the piston .

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Originally Posted by Ssuss34 View Post
Supertech 777 - can you please explain what work you did? I have the same problem as you had. Do you need to take the caliper off. And what do you mean by the tension spring?
Noel's not on at the moment, but I'm pretty sure I know what he is talking about. When you get a set of brake pads, one of them (the one that abuts the caliper piston) has three prongs that are attached to the back of the pad . The tongs go into the caliper piston with tension against the lumen of the piston. He is suggesting that you take the pad out, spread the prongs a little and then place it back into the lumen of the caliper piston.

Hope this helps explain it for you.

PS: Noel, correct me if I am wrong.
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