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Brake caliper won't collapse on the rear of a '03 x-type jag

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I do not know for sure but I am guessing that they are made the the VW and Audi. If it is the caliper is not smoothed and looks like it has a valley(ridge) in it, if this is true then they screw in not push. The local Auto Parts Store sells a tool for this, it is a boxed tipped looking tool, you use a ratchet with it, you may or may not need to grind a tip or two off. Hope this helps Tim

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