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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing protective cap

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Removal wedge -3409-
 

Removing and installing protective cap

Thrust piece -T10502- for rear brake FNc-M38 (15”)
 

Removing and installing protective cap

Thrust piece -T10146/5- for rear brake FNc-M42 (17”)
 

Removing and installing protective cap

Piston resetting appliance -T 10145-
Removing
Only the protective cap is intended to be renewed.
  Note
The brake caliper does not need to be removed in order to renew the protective cap; do not unbolt the break hose.
Piston has been moved back.
Parking brake motor has been removed.
The compressor nut must not be unscrewed too far, since otherwise the ball screw will be damaged.
 

Removing and installing protective cap

–  Unscrew piston (-direction of arrow-) by maximum of 20 mm (-dimension a-) using an E11 Torx socket.
 

Removing and installing protective cap

–  Lever protective cap off brake caliper using wedge 3409 -arrows-.
Installing
–  The surfaces of the piston and brake caliper must be cleaned only with methylated spirits, and then dried.
 

Removing and installing protective cap

–  Insert protective cap into groove -arrow- in piston.
 

Removing and installing protective cap

–  Screw piston back in (-direction of arrow-).
 

Removing and installing protective cap

–  Push protective cap onto brake caliper using assembly tool -T10502--2- and piston resetting appliance -T 10145--1- in such a way that protective cap lies against brake caliper all round its circumference.
 

Removing and installing protective cap

Assembly overview - rear brake caliper
When carrying out repairs, install all parts supplied in repair kit. Use only methylated spirits for cleaning the brake. ...

Brake servo and brake master cylinder
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Stowing items of luggage
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