On a 1998 Passat, if you push the piston on the rear caliper in without turning it the caliper is destroyed. You need to buy a special tool to turn the caliper as it is being pushed in. There are some persons on EBAY selling universal brake caliper piston pushing tools on EBAY.
If you just push it in, it will not automatically readjust the brakes. You will have very hot rear rotors from the constant rubbing.
no nothing special, your typical rotors will do. no nothing special, your typical rotors will do. no nothing special, your typical rotors will do. no nothing special, your typical rotors will do. no nothing special, your typical rotors will do.
how do you replace the front rotors on Toyota Land Cruiser
Remove the rear wheels, then the calipers and simply pull the rotors off. If the parking brakd is on the caliper you need a special tool ot retract the caliper.
Here is a video on changing rear brakes (rotors/pads) on a VW Passat. This video applies to the 1998-2005 VW Passat and 1996-2001 Audi A4. Paste this URL into your browser or click on the link in "Sources and related Links" below... http://youtu.be/jRSC2bEXYzs
no but it is recomended.
depends on the condition od the pads. If worn or have groves etc from the rotors then replace.
how much does it cost to replace brakes rotors on honda crv
pull off the front wheels. remove the calipers. remove the two screws that hold on the rotors. replace the rotors and reverse the procedure.
can you cut the rotors on a 2002 acura
If you are wondering whether it is possible to replace one's own brake rotors or not because you drive an older vehicle that need brake rotors replaced, then the answer is no.
2003 Nissan xterra supercharged replace front rotors
If you manged to replace the rotors w/o unhooking the calipers - no.