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Selwonk - thanks for your input ....sensible and honest as always.

Charles - cambelt tutorial ? ......... wait till I pick myself off the floor ..... heh heh.

It seems there's been a wee bit confusion / misunderstanding over what was written. There is no need to remove the handbrake cable, this is not the part of the mechanism that needs reset as such. The part that is "reset" is an internal ratchet, part of the handbrake that moves the piston out anti-clockwise as the pads naturally wear down, when the handbrake is applied. If this is not wound back in, the piston will not fully return into the caliper.
I'm not sure of the consequence of not winding the piston back on this particular car, but I do know of a few that would result in a knackered caliper. It's an expensive mistake to make eh


I think I have CDO. It's like OCD, but with ALL THE LETTERS IN THE RIGHT ORDER
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