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Polo 2001 5 door hatch back - Getting rear brake pads off

I need to replace my rear brake pads but so far unable to get brake calliper off. I have attepted to undo two bolts which have 'alan key' heads but unable to loosen even after many soaks in MD40. My son thinks that it might be possible to swing brake calliper away from disc with out actually taking it off but I cannot see how this can be done ?

I have done maintenance on my cars all my life but need help with this job please.

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You need to remove the 2 allen bolts if you pap the caliper with hammer you should be able to loosten it.

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