Rear brakes on Countryman

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 Posted: Aug 22, 2019 06:08AM
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I am replacing the pads and rotors on a 2013 Countryman S All4. No problems with the fronts. On the right rear I cannot get the piston to retract into the caliper. I have the tool that rotates the piston as pressure is applied to push it back. It rotates but does not retract. Anyone have this problem and a solution?
Is this happening on both sides?

My only thought is to try opening the brake fluid bleed valve to relieve pressure, but then you will need to bleed the brakes....

Otherwise, the piston 'should' retract as you turn and apply pressure to it...

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ping Ken here at MM.. as this is mostly a classic mini website..  there is button for NEW BMW MINIS.. later bc

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I am replacing the pads and rotors on a 2013 Countryman S All4. No problems with the fronts. On the right rear I cannot get the piston to retract into the caliper. I have the tool that rotates the piston as pressure is applied to push it back. It rotates but does not retract. Anyone have this problem and a solution?