Remove the wheel to allow access to the calipers. Use a wide flat-tip screwdriver or a putty-knife to push the pads (pistons) away from each other. . . (remember, these parts will eventually contact the rotor so try not to contaminate the pads or rotors with oils/grease). :thumbsup:
Pull the pads out first so you'll apply pressure only to the pistons. Use two flat screwdrivers and push them against each other to "seat" the pistons. *make sure you know which pad is which - I know Hayes has left/right specific pads
from what i see upon looking at it closer, one piston is stuck and will not budge....
i think i will take to my bike shop, since i just got this bike, hopefully they'll show me how to fix this (i think i already caused a little damage to the edges of the pads by trying to pry them apart).
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