dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 18 11:49:06 EDT 2004
Thanks for all the suggestions. Went in last night to put some penetrating
oil on the pin, and now I'll let it soak for a while.
As to turning the piston, was able to use a very big flathead screwdriver.
Engaged in the outer slots of the piston, and turned just fine. Looks like
I'll be replacing a rotor on this side as well as the inner running surface
is pretty well scored.
>From now on, visual inspection as by the time I started hearing noise (aka
bernie low pad indicator) I think it was too late. I was always wondering
how the rear pads wore so slowly. I guess now I know, the visible one
wasn't doing the brunt of the work.
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 17:34:07 -0600
From: Mike Miller <mikemilr at blackfoot.net>
Subject: Re: Brakes Again
To: TooManyAudis at aol.com, 200 20v List <200q20v at audifans.com>
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From: <TooManyAudis at aol.com>
>In a message dated 8/17/2004 12:47:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>200q20v-request at audifans.com writes:
>Also, does anybody have a good solution for turning the piston into the
>caliper short of buying the special tool?
>Needle Nose Pliers always worked for me. Turn and push, then turn and
I've done rear brakes several times and just opened the bleeder valve and
pushed the piston back in.. Never have had to turn one in.
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