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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vw754, May 27, 2007.

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    fitted new genuine rear brake pads (approx 600 miles ago) when i look at them through the wheel they dont seem to be sitting flat on the disc,they are wiping the disc,just not sitting flat,any idea's?
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    this is unlikely unless you have a seized piston as when you apply the brakes the pad will be forced onto the disc. Did you thoroughly clean the the pad guides?
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    I fitted new front pads to my old A4 and they never sat flat - Apparently they are this was to stop brake squeel.... Could be the same...
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    dont think there seized ,cant be working then an hour later when fitted with new pads both calipers seize.
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    then maybe the pad guides have got a build up in them, the pad should definately fit flat onto the face of the disc.
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