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brake pad tool

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by spencer361, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. spencer361

    spencer361 Member

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    Hi guys, just a quick question, I need to fit some new pads soon and was just wondering if the callipers were simple push and squeeze back to get the new pads in or you need a wind back tool?

    Thanks

    It's a 20007 SB 140
     
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  3. HIGGINS

    HIGGINS Member

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    Wind tool :(
     
  4. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    Fronts are fine, quite easy but rears do need the tool yes
     
  5. HIGGINS

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    +1^

    I looked at buying the tool when i was fitting my rear brakes but i spoke to my freind who works at audi and he said it costs around £90 :(
     
  6. spencer361

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    thanks guys, hmm I spoke to GSF car parts and they do a universal wind back tool, problem is down here in cannes Audi dealer thinks they can charge whatever they like so it would probably be cheaper getting a tool sent down.
     
  7. dan77

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    i got a windback tool from halfords for about £20, 90 seems to be a rip off to me
     
  8. RobinA3

    RobinA3 Well-Known Member

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    Fronts you push back in.

    As the rears have the handbrake mech on them they need rewinding back. I got the tool from Halfords for 20 odd quid which did the job.
     

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