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Well I'm afraid my only solution will be to get my hands dirty and bleed them but before I plunge in I wanted the opinion of a few experts.

My rear Juicy has been "problematic" from the start. After a few hours of riding they started squealing like pigs. So I bought EBC pads and it seemed to solve the problem for a while. However, the last few rides they started chirping a bit like if the rotor was touching the pads just a bit when free rolling. Finally, yesterday, after my ride I realized that my wheel was almost not "free" turning anymore because the rotor was touching the pad too much.

So I thought either my quick release or the caliper bolts might have loosened a bit so it was not aligned anymore. Took of the wheel, pushed back the pads in with a flat screwdriver, loosened the caliper, did the alignment procedure to re-tighten the caliper. Not good, pad still touching the rotor preventing the wheel from turning without drag. So took out the pads to check out if the pistons were going back in properly and found out that even if I push the pistons in, they don't go back in completely, I can push on one piston completely in but then the other will be slightly out. If I try to push on them evenly, they don't want to go in completely. So I think this is my problem, am I right? If so, to be able to "reset" (push the pistons back in completely), do I have to bleed the brakes? I have a bleed kit so it's not a problem but I've never done that so I'm hoping I don't have to!

Any suggestions or advice for me?

Thanks a lot. Hydraulic brakes are a little intimidating for my limited mechanical expertise.
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