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Re: Rear brake pad replacement problem Help
No....I don't think the pistons retract themselves.
You put the caliper in service mode which sort of disconnects the handbrake bit internally then the piston is pushed back manually.
See the video at the link below....I know this is on a VW but I would imagine they will all be the same.
Skip to 2.30 to save a bit of waffle...
Please take the time to enter your vehicle details in the "What's current in your garage?" box.
To do this:
Hover over the "TOOLS" tab at the top of the page
> then in the dropdown click on "User Dashboard"
> click on "Edit Your Details" at the top Left hand side.
> scroll down to the "What's current in your garage?" box and enter your vehicle details.
> Once the details are entered scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Save Changes"
Currently in TTT's garage:
2001 Renault Laguna II 1.9dCi Dynamique Sport Tourer