- Feb 1, 2007
- Dallas, Texas
- 00 4Runner | 02 919 | 87 XJ6 | 86 CB700SC
I don't know. I've changed rear pads on Volvos 3-4 times and never had an issue with pushing the piston back in with just the master cylinder cap open.I've never actually had to do much brake work to my cars since I've always had the garages do it when I had something else that needed to be sorted, but I did do the rear pads on one of my old Volvos. I got the same pleasant surprise.
This is on a 940 rather than on a V70 like mine, but I think it's the same caliper. It used the same pads, anyways.
That said, it's all fun and games until you realize the ing piston won't go back in. Or you break the bleed nipple. And that's when you're happy you paid a mechanic to swear for you instead of trying to DIY on a vehicle you need to have back on the road in time for work tomorrow morning.
I guess we could continue this discussion from April, it's just half a year old.I used a screwdriver to push the pistons in while the old pads were still in place. How did you manage to break the bleed nipple??