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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Brake system / Brake, brake mechanics / Front brakes / Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
 

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

Brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2-
  Note
This procedure applies only to exchanging or the following repair work on the brake caliper.
Removing
–  Remove front wheel on relevant side.
–  Disconnect connector for brake pad wear indicator.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

–  Connect bleed bottle bleed hose -1- to bleed valve of brake caliper.
–  Open bleed valve.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

–  Apply brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2-.
–  Close bleed valve and remove bleed bottle.
–  Unscrew brake hose.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

–  Unscrew both securing bolts from brake caliper, counterholding on guide pin.
–  Pull brake caliper off brake carrier.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
Piston is pressed back.
The two brake pads are seated in the retaining springs on the brake carrier.
–  Carefully place brake caliper on brake carrier.
–  Secure brake caliper to brake carrier with new self-locking bolts, counterholding on guide pin.
–  Screw brake hose onto brake caliper.
–  Remove brake pedal depressor -V.A.G 1869/2-.
–  Connect brake pad wear indicator connector.
–  Bleed brake system → Chapter.
–  Fit wheel.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - front brakes PC57 and C60“
Bleed valve → Chapter „Assembly overview - front brake caliper“
Wheel bolts → Running gear, axles, steering; Rep. gr.44.
  Note
Firmly depress brake pedal several times with vehicle stationary so that the brake pads are properly seated in their normal operating position.
Check brake fluid level.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper, front brakes PC57 and C60

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