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How to undo brake pins to release caliper?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by lude, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. lude

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    about to do my brakes on the front.

    taken the caps off to find there is no nuts to undo?


    i cant see inside very well to see what tool need to undo,

    is it a torx bit? only brought my spanners ...
     
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  3. Jay A3

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    It's an Allen key. Can't remember the size. Some will be able to confirm
     
  4. lude

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    thanks mate,

    sorry i should have searched harder.

    and i think i need glasses to see inside there lol
     
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    Yes, Allen key into the hole, and I think 15mm open end spanner to hold it still on the carrier.
     
  7. JimmyH

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    7mm Allen key.

    Halfords do a single rubber handled VAG specific Allen key.
     

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