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Tools for front brake pads
#1
Hi there, could someone tell me what tools I need to change front pads on a 2012 model 16hdi please. Wullie
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#2
13mm spanner and something to push the pistons back, copper grease for the back of the pads and brake cleaner.

My record is is 9m50s both sides including drinking a cuppa.
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#3
G clamp is quite effective to push pistons back, take off the reservoir cap before you do and keep an eye on any fluid spilling out of it
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(25-03-2014, 11:20 AM)steve valentine Wrote:  13mm spanner and something to push the pistons back, copper grease for the back of the pads and brake cleaner.

My record is is 9m50s both sides including drinking a cuppa.
9 minutes 50 for pads on BOTH sides? Heck, folks: I think we've just found a new service centre Wink
Impressive....I think it'd take me that long just to get the trolly jack out of storage!
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#5
Man, I probably spend that much time just swearing...
(There's enough room in my garage to work comfortably on ONE side at a time... Kind of sucks when I need to work on the passenger side of the car... )

Could probably manage that time on my first car, though...
(Citroën GS. Don't need to jack up that one, and the only wheel you remove is the spare)
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Cheers Guys, ATB Wullie
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#7
Hi Guys, is there any special tool that I need to replace back pads and drop links on a 2012 model, thanks in advance. Wullie
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#8
Can anyone tell me What size calliper do I need to change front brake pads on my Berlingo petrol 1.4 van 2002 reg?
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#9
Open the bleed nipple when pushing the pistons back - avoids issues with ABS afterwards.
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(17-03-2016, 08:05 PM)Jan Hinchliffe Wrote:  Can anyone tell me What size calliper do I need to change front brake pads on my Berlingo petrol 1.4 van 2002 reg?

Not to sure what you mean Jan?
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