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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Removal wedge -3409-
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

Piston resetting appliance -T10145-
Removing
–  Press piston out of brake caliper using compressed air.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

Place a piece of wood in the recess to prevent damage to the piston.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

–  Remove seal using wedge 3409.
When removing ensure that the surface of the cylinder is not damaged.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  The surfaces of the piston and seal must be cleaned only with methylated spirits and then dried.
–  Apply a thin coat of assembly paste G 052 150 A2 to piston and seal before inserting.
–  Insert seal in brake caliper.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

–  Place protective cap with outer sealing lip on piston.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

–  Insert inner sealing lip into groove in cylinder using wedge 3409.
When doing this, hold piston in front of brake caliper.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

–  Press piston into brake caliper using piston resetting appliance.
The outer sealing lip on the protective cap will then slip into the piston groove.
 

Removing and installing brake caliper PC57

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