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Q: Tools needed to change rear brake cylinder

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changing rear brake cylinder
My car has an automatic transmission.

To replace the brake cylinders, you will need a brake pliers and brake spoon. To bleed the brakes you will need a manual brake bleeder tool. The rest is going to be regular metric hand tools. Make sure to do only one side at a time in case you need a reference to install the new parts.

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