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Im tring to replace rear brake pads on a 2008 VW rabbit.Ive

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I'm tring to replace rear brake pads on a 2008 VW rabbit.I've tried to compress the rear brake caliper piston with no luck. I suspect the parking break mechanism in the caliper needs to be reset but don't know how. Can you help.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
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You will need to turn the piston clockwise with a tool shown in the picture below. If you dont have the tool shown you can rent the tool from your local part store for a small fee remeber to turn the caliper piston clockwise. Hope this helps please dont forget to click Accept if you are completely satisfied with my answer thank you.

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