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Old 05-08-2014, 05:10 PM   #1
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Default two questions on rear brakes

I hope to do my rear breaks on my 2007 3.2 this weekend and have two quick questions.

1) The charger gets hooked up to the posts under the hood so I have correct system voltage.

2) after retracting the parking brake with vag com can I push piston back with c clamp, or use the screwdriver method in video(at end of 55k service thread). If using a c clamp is there a danger in damaging the emergency brake.
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Old 05-08-2014, 05:47 PM   #2
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When I did our brakes, I just left the car running.

The pistons did not fully retract with VAG-COM, so I gently squeezed them back in with channel locks.

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Old 05-09-2014, 04:16 AM   #3
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Question 1 that correct. Under the hood on two contact.
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