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hayes 9 brakes, prob with piston.

DogoidDogoid Posts: 42
edited January 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
i was inserting a new pad today and when pushing in the piston for the pad to fit the metal tip that the pad hooks onto has come off, doesn't look snapped, just our of its small housing it seems.

what can i do here? dismantle calliper?

can i put the metal tip on the piston?



  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 81,520 Lives Here
    normally new piston.

    you really should only push the pistons back with the old pads in place.
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  • DogoidDogoid Posts: 42
    yep i know and i usually do , but not this time.

    thanks ill grab online.
  • Think Merlin cycles sell the pistons for under a tenner
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  • DogoidDogoid Posts: 42
    great thanks, ill go there :D
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