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Where can I find the tool needed for the caliper bracket on a 2005 VW Jetta? Trying to change the roters.

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What drive socket do i need to remove front caliper on 2006 vw jetta?


caliper or most brake part bolts are between 10mm and 19mm for the wheel bolts , get a set online if haven't got tools , don't waste time and money just trying to get a particular size as many different manufacturers are used for the same part and may just get one that uses a different bolt head size

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I need to know the size tool to use to remove the caliper bolts on the back brakes on a 2002 VW Jetta wagon TDI - standard star sizes are not working.


They are Torx heads on the calibers, the parts store sells them in a 4-pack for German cars. You will need a special tool to retract the caliper pistons also.

Aug 17, 2011 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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I want to change the rear brake pads myself .How to compress the rear caliper piston on 2007 vw jetta 2.5? Somebody told me to use the computer to release the piston. Is it true? Dominic


You can rent the caliper compression tool from O'rielly's auto parts and compress the piston. I did it and it was very easy and made changing the pads a breeze.

Jan 15, 2011 | 2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 Sedan

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Do I need any special tools or wedge to change a timing belt for 2001 tdi jetta diesel.


Timing Belt Spanner Wrench
AST tool# H 2587-1

- Used for the Adjustment of the Timing Belt
- Applicable to 2004-2005 VW Golf, Jetta Pump Duse and 2002-2005 Audi 3.0 V6

Used for the adjustment of the timing belt.

2009 Suggested user price: $52.67

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Timing Belt Spanner Wrench
AST tool# H 2587-2

- Used for Adjusting the Timing Belt Tension
  • Applicable to 1999 and later VW Golf and Jetta, Passat and 1999-2003 VW Beetle with 2.0L Gas Engine and 1.9L T.D.I. Diesel Engine
Used for adjusting the timing belt tension and is comparable to VW tool# T10020. Applicable to 1999 and later VW Golf and Jetta, and 1999-2003 VW Beetle with 2.0L gas engine and 1.9L T.D.I. diesel engine.

2009 Suggested user price: $52.67

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Jul 02, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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Do I need any special tools to change my rear roters and pads?


no wrenches or sockets for caliper bolts and caliper retaining bracket and a c-clamp to compress the caliper piston ----if rotor is not releasing from the e-brake shoes will need a couple of wrenches to loosen the emergency brake cable line

Jun 28, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

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How to compress rear brake caliper piston 2007 vw


Only way is to use diagnistic equipment.Go to HAND BRAKE . There is option to release the pistons.When you change the brake pads you have to use option - engage .

May 12, 2010 | 2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 Sedan

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Do you need a special tool to change the rear brakes for a 2007 VW Jetta


yes, you need a special tool to screw the brake piston back into the caliper housing. this is do to your disc brake set up. tool is available from harbor freight at around 40 dollars.

Aug 22, 2009 | 2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 Sedan

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Replacing disc brakes on a 2000 v.w jetta


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!

May 19, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Golf

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Rear Brakes 2005 Jetta


im sorry bro i find that you needing special tools a load of bs. i may be wrong but i really really doubt it. brakes are easy. first locate the caliper and there should be 2 bolts holding that tight. loosen the top bolt and then take out the lower bolt from the caliper. the old pads should just fall out. remove the master cylinder cap. (the jug with brake fluid in it.) compress the piston replace the old pads and push the claiper back down on the rotor. tighten bolts back up pump the brakes till hard with the car off and then repeat for the other side.

Apr 28, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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