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Originally Posted by blatcc60 View Post
My 2004 1.9TD needs new rear pads but I can't depress the pistons back into the calipers, is this a comman problem or do I need a special tool? I also unwittingly released the handbrake by pulling out the yellow handle between the two front seats so now this needs resetting. Is this something a DIY'er can do?
There is a special tool for pushing the piston back into the caliper on the rear, I think im right in saying it turns it clockwise as it winds it back.
Can't help with the handbrake but im sure another member of the forum will help you.
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