Year = 2005 chevy malibu 64k 3.5 V6.

Question = I'm getting ready to replace the rear pads and have the rotors turned.  Are there any hints or specifically needed special tools to remove the rear pads?
Answer: Hello and welcome.
There is a special piston compressor tool that turns the piston as it compresses it. The piston will not compress if it does not turn.
Removal of
calipers, pads and rotors requires no special tools.
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