How To Change 2001 Jetta Rear Breaks
Large Image, extra-Large Image, figure 9, use a 16mm wrench to counter hold the guide pins (red arrow) while removing the bolts (yellow arrow). Check your bulbs frequently and change burnt bulbs promptly. The rear caliper incorporates the parking brake, which is essentially a cable-operated method of squeezing the brake pads against the rotors, as opposed to the primary hydraulic system. Replacing the rear brake calipers on the GTI is an easy DIY job.
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Install the new pads. I paid around 20 for. But I would venture to say that the caliper guide bolts are no more than 10-12ft lbs Reply With" Re: (AsianDude) :25 PM #21 I have found a rear brake caliper kit that looks just like the one in the picture at harbor freight. VBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise.6.3 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods Addons Copyright 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. VBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods Addons Copyright 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. You don't want to burn up your grease on a track day. Every time I've had to retract a caliper, we just use the old pad pressed up against the face of the caliper, and then a C-clamp around the back. Be aware of the brake line attatched to the caliper.
Volkswagen Jetta Rear Brake Pads Replacement
48,26,85 ftlbs respectively (from memory - double stocks check!). The 35 plus tax is credited back to your credit card when you return the tool. Modified by AsianDude at 7:16. Reply With" :58 PM #10 Originally Posted by RadRacer513 Hate to bring this back, but hair what's the 7mm driver needed for on the fronts?
VW Master Technician Certified for 9 years. Clegg, re, modified by AsianDude at 1,. T speak for AD, no 13 PM 6 Could not find Ceramic pads for this car.
How to change your back brake pads and rotors on a 99-05
I spent about 2 hours doing the first side, and 30 minutes on the second.
Reply With" :41 AM #9 Hate to bring this back, but what's the 7mm driver needed for on the fronts?
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How to Replace the Rear Brakes and Rotors on a 2004 Volkswagen
Reply With" For advertising information click here « Previous Thread Next Thread » Posting Permissions All times are rate GMT -4. Live Long and Prosper. No dust and excellent bite. The slim fit wrench is the one that goes inbetween the caliper and the caliper bracket (next to the dust boot).see pictures 3) Slide caliper off brake disc and pads after you have removed both upper and lower guide bolts. Reply With" :22 PM #3, i have the same tool, and it find does twist as clean it as it compresses the piston.
I think a claybarlight polishing can take care of that no problem. Which is gettin fuller since I bought a MKV.14mm triple sqauare bits, 18mm triple squre bit for rear axle bolts, 16mm taperproff triple square bit for tranny drain.
FYI, if you plan on renting the tool from say, Autozone, the price is 35 but you can buy a new one from them for the same amount. You can typically find these at a bicycle shop. Last edited by cosmic; January 2nd, 2008 at 04:02. Metalnerd's tool worked great and is super beefy. When that is done, the caliper can come free from the carrier.
Torque wrench to torque the carrier allen bolts.
A 7mm socket won't work? (gregrsjetta) 06:13 PM #8 Materials other than pads and rotors. 2006 Beetle 'vert, Pkg. They instead told me this part would work with a normal 3/8 ratchet. The emergency brake cable has already been detached from the actuator.