Hanging rear caliper
kneale at coslink.net
Sun Apr 17 13:20:05 EDT 2005
I've read on the audifans lists about "rebuilt" calipers where all they did
was clean up the piston and cylinder and install new boots/seals. This is
without servicing the e-brake part of the caliper assembly. The latter is
a bit tricky to get to and therefore is overlooked. Here's a description
of the process: http://20v.org/brakere.htm Pay particular attention to
the instructions beginning with "reassembly". This is the area frequently
overlooked in caliper rebuilds.
At 04:32 PM 4/17/2005 +0000, Mike Del Tergo wrote:
>I guess I wasn't as clear as I could have been.
>The 18 month R&R of the rear brakes included new/rebuilt calipers, rotors,
>pads, guide pin boots, grease, and fluid. (I know it's not EBrake related
>because they are newer than 18 months, and I checked that first thing, free
>and clear L&R) I've been lucky never to have had frozen caliper guide pins
>on any of my dozen Audis. I suspect because this is a must check on any
>Audi I've purchased.
>So this week I'll try to discern nature of the bias valve Chris mentioned
>and report. I'll also check the nature of all boots related to the RR brake
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