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    Upset Avid disc brake pad removal

    I am having a hard time removing my Avid pads from my mechanical disc. I followed the instructions listed(hold tabs together and pull down) but it won't budge. Am i missing something here?

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    Try this:

    Quote Originally Posted by Pigtire
    I am having a hard time removing my Avid pads from my mechanical disc. I followed the instructions listed(hold tabs together and pull down) but it won't budge. Am i missing something here?

    Thanks
    Try rotating the pads towards the front and/or rear of the caliper. There are two tabs that hold them in but one side is supposed to come out easier. This should work. I know it has for me.

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    They seat in there kinda tight, it may take a bit of force to pull them out.

    You can use a pair of needle-nose pliers to pull them out, if need be. Just make sure the backing plate is clearing the caliper body. Sometimes mine come out relatively easy, other times I have to use pliers.

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    Hah! Got it out. Thanks for the info guys

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