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Brake dust seal replacement help needed

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2004 996, Changing my brakes I noticed several dust seals cracked/failed, so I ordered the 16 replacement seals from pelican and all came out except of course the last one which remained stuck and I ripped all protruding rubber trying to get it out... now it’s really stuck and could use some advice on how to get it out if anyone has been here before.  I tried pics and pliers but no luck yet.



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How steady are your hands? Drill a small hole in the seal, put a small sheet metal screw in and pull.  Be careful to only drill into the seal.  Other than that, I would try prying it out with a small flat blade screwdriver.  As a last resort, you may have to pull the brake piston out and then pull the seal.  You will lose a bit of brake fluid and you will have to bleed that caliper once done.

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Going to make another run at

it this weekend... not sure there is clearance for drilling... I may soak in silicone spray and try to use compressed air via a ball pump needle to encourage its departure.


i will get it out somehow, will post solution when I do

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