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Rear brake piston issue, 2003 passat, glx, no

Rear brake piston issue ...

Rear brake piston issue

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

2003 passat

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?

Glx

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Having a hell of a time with rear piston spinning but not retracting

Are you using the wind backtool

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
similar multitool for windback

Have you tried removing bleed nipple ?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The previous owner let them down to metal and the pads were rusted on. blee nipple is out
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i removed the caliper off an 2004 passat that was sitting and they are same situation

It sounds like piston has cone out too far and has poped off thred for parking prake actuator .you will need to take piston out clean and refit .or replace caliper

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
That was my next question
I guess I will do that.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thanks

No problem please rate my service

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