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Sticking caliper

The rear caliper pistons appear to be siezed after having sat for many years - this is father in laws 71/72 220D - managed to get the pads out and now trying to free them up any tips to get this done without having to remove the calipers?

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Pull them and rebuild them or they will forever squeal and/or not work properly, do the hoses too. front and rear.
check and adjust the parking brake while you are in there.

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If they are that bad you may not be able to salvage them. They're probably corroded and pitted inside, unfortunately.

Good luck.

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