How to Replace the Rear Breaks on an Acura TSX

You will need a special brake piston tool for this car

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How to Replace the Rear Breaks on an Acura TSX
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Jack up the car, use a jack stand and remove the wheel

Jack up the car, use a jack stand and remove the wheel

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On the top of the caliper, use a 12mm wrench to remove the top

On the top of the caliper, use a 12mm wrench to remove the top

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And bottom

And bottom

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The caliper will slide off, then remove the old brake pads

The caliper will slide off, then remove the old brake pads

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And replace them with the new ones

And replace them with the new ones

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This is the piston tool to turn the piston back in. Before you start, take the cover off on the brake fluid reservoir, then use your ratchet to tighten

This is the piston tool to turn the piston back in. Before you start, take the cover off on the brake fluid reservoir, then use your ratchet to tighten

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Insert the matching grooves to the appropriate pattern in the tool

Insert the matching grooves to the appropriate pattern in the tool

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Turn clockwise, slowly

Turn clockwise, slowly

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Until its all the way back

Until its all the way back

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Then replace the top and bottom 12mm bolts and your wheel and you're done. Using air tools, this took me 15 min for both sides, start to finish.

Then replace the top and bottom 12mm bolts and your wheel and you're done. Using air tools, this took me 15 min for both sides, start to finish.

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