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Replace rear brake pads

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Use a flat head screwdriver to remove the retention cap pictured here to reveal the screw-in pin behind it.
Loosen the pin just a little, this is easier to do with the caliper still attached to the bike.
Undo the two bolts holding the caliper in place, use a 12mm socket or spanner. The top one can be difficult to undo because of the exhaust being in the way.
Check the pads for wear, the ones pictured here are pretty much worn out. If they are worn replace them if not skip to the end and re-attach the caliper to the bike.
Undo the retention pin with a screwdriver fully then use another screwdriver to push it out letting the pads and clip fall out.
These pads are just about worn to the end, the clip holds the pads steady inside the caliper.
Since the pads are worn down the pistons are pushed out and new pads won't fit into the caliper. Use a screwdriver as a wedge to force the pistons back into place.
Once the pistons are flush the new pads will have room to fit.
Place the pads together with the clip resting on top and insert them into the caliper, push the retention pin in then spread them apart with a screwdriver so the disc will once again fit in between them.
Place the caliper carefully back onto the disc and replace the two bolts. Tighten the caliper back onto the mount.
Tighten the retention screw back into place.
Screw the retention cap back in place in front of it and pump the brake lever a few times to return pressure to the system.