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Grant2020

Brake caliper bolt won't come off

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Hello,

 

I have a 05 fiesta st just in the process of removing the rear passenger side brake caliper and one of the bolts won't come off, any ideas?

 

It's ouvbously a little rusty but dirty too, just have no idea what to do as I will end up rounding the bolt off?

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Penetrating fluid, Big breaker bar (if you can get it in otherwise hammer), 6 point socket instead of 12 point.

If it's really stuck then get some heat on it.

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Heat and then rapidly cool by pouring cold water on it, that will often shock release a seized bolt. DO NOT try it with a breaker bar before doing anything else and even then go steady as you may shear the bolt, then you'd be in real trouble.

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