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Replacing disc brakes on a 2000 v.w jetta

I need to find out what type of tools i need to get my disc brakes off so i can replace them. i know how to change brakes. i just cant make the tools i used before. nothing fits. so i has to be some thing differnet, iv never changed brakes on a v.w jetta please help me. thanks

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When I changed my sisters VW Jetta I used the follow:

  1. Lug Wrench
  2. Ratchet
  3. Socket to fit the caliper bolts (can't remember size)
  4. C-Clamp to push the piston back in
  5. Bucket to set the caliper on while changing the pads
On the rear brakes I had to borrow the special tool to push in rear disc brakes from AutoZone, this tool spins the piston while pushing it back in.  Let me know if you have any other questions.  Thanks for an honest rating and thanks for using FixYa!

Posted on May 19, 2009

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