2012 Hyundai Accent rear brakes caliper piston won’t retract

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    LC2222

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    Trying to replace the rear brakes on my 2012 Hyundai Accent. We got the old brakes off and the new rotors & pads on. But cannot get the piston in the caliper to retract enough to fit it back on over the new brake pads. We tried using a C clamp, opening the master valve under the hood to relieve pressure and even bled off a little. But nothing seems to get this piston to go back in. Same problem on both rear brakes of the car. Suggestions?
     
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    What type of E-brakes?
    Some manufacturers use a type of E-brake system which require the pistons to be turned while being pushed back
    Some European manufacturers require a scanner to have the piston push themselves back in.

    So, try using the tool (can be found in auto parts stores) to service your rear brakes
    It should turn the piston and you push also to retract the piston.

    Good luck
     
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    So was the problem ever fixed?
    Was there a solution we don't know about?
    Wish that the thread starter would come back and let us know what happened?
    Guess we will never know??
     
    avisitor, Jul 27, 2019
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