1999 VW Beetle

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Old 12-16-04, 10:30 AM
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1999 VW Beetle

How do yuo compress the piston in the rear calipers ? I have done many brakes but none with rear disc. Does it have something to do with the emergency brake ?
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Old 12-16-04, 11:56 AM
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On Ford products, the rear caliper piston has to be rotated to get it to go in. Maybe the same for the Beetle? Call the dealer as someone in the service department can tell you for sure.

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Old 12-16-04, 07:30 PM
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Almost all, if not all, rear disc brake calipers must be rototed to push them in
Usually a special tool is required
Different auto maker use different tools
Your auto parts store should have the right one
Or at least a "multi" tool that works in a pinch
 
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