PISTON WONT PUSH BACK IN HAV THE TOOL BUT IN ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Volkswagen Beetle
  • 130,000 miles

Piston wont push back in hav the tool but in wont fit in any ideas

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 3:20 PM

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  • Tiny
  • exovcds
  • Member

Rear brakes right?

The piston came out too far for the tool to fit. You either have to get a skinnier tool, modify your tool or try and turn the piston in far enough so
your tool will fit, using a pair of channel lock pliers.

- Grab the edge of the piston with the channel lock pliers and turn the piston 1/2 to 1 turn counterclockwise.
- Use the channel lock pliers and push the piston in (will only move a little)
- Grab the piston at the edge again and turn it again

Do this until the tool will fit.

Thomas

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 7:15 PM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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Clockwise. Sorry!

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 7:16 PM

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