[A4] Disc Brake Piston Tool
Brian J White
brian at bjwhite.net
Sun Mar 6 22:24:55 EST 2005
I agree. The correct tool makes the job painless. Interestingly enough,
the Peugeot 405 Mi16 uses the same type of rear caliper as Volkswagen/Audi
cars. So when I did the rear brakes on my A4 1.8T Quattro, I used the
Peugeot factory tool that I own. Works like a champ.
At 19:22 2005-03-06, docwyte at comcast.net wrote:
>You can buy the Audi/VW specific caliper piston retracting tool for
>something like $30-40 from www.parts4vws.com. Well worth the cost as it
>makes pad swaps incredibly easy, no more messing around with a screwdriver
>and a c-clamp.
>The job takes no more than a few hours at a very leisurely pace and you
>just need basic hand tools...
>-------------- Original message --------------
> > I definitely fall under the "once every few years" category :)
> > But there is no sense paying the stealership $950 to replace my brake
> > (that is what they quoted me, and yes it's for pads only!) I've changed
> > disc brake pads myself on other cars before, just never on an Audi.
> > Thanks for all the advice,
> > Dave
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