VW GOLF

  • Tiny
  • kevpates
  • 2004 Volkswagen Golf
  • FWD
  • manual

Hi i`m working on the rear brakes of a vw golf. Icant fit the pads because the piston is out too far. How do I get the piston back far enough to fit the pads?

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Sunday, January 16th, 2011 AT 12:08 PM

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Thepiston has to be threaded back in while applying pressure. They make a number of tools for doing that. Here are a couple of examples.

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Sunday, January 16th, 2011 AT 1:40 PM

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