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Old March 9th, 2008, 11:59 AM   #1
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changing brakes on Kaw mojave

Ok, so I guess I'm an idiot, I can't figure out how to push the piston back in on the rear caliper of a '99 Kawasaki Mojave 250 quad. Anyone know the trick? I've tried a c-clamp and turning it in like I've had to on cars before... no go.
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Old March 9th, 2008, 01:53 PM   #2
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did you try taking the cap off the brake reservoir? There's not much room in the braking system for fluid, so maybe you're hydrolocking and that is keeping the piston from moving back in.

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Old March 9th, 2008, 07:37 PM   #3
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did you try taking the cap off the brake reservoir? There's not much room in the braking system for fluid, so maybe you're hydrolocking and that is keeping the piston from moving back in.

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What he said! Take the cap off and try again. Also make sure you are pushing the piston back in evenly, it will jam if you are only pushing on one edge. If that doesn't work then you must be doing something wrong or the piston is seized.
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Old March 9th, 2008, 09:15 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, I'll try taking the cap off tomorrow.
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