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    Hi, just changing brakes on my 3.0 v6 and having undone the 2 main bolts, the calliper still won't come off!!!! Is there anything different on this car?

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    i have a 1.9 diesal but when i did mine, after taking the two slide pins out i had to give the caliper a firm tap to free it. One of um was really stuck and took a little brute force to free. Sure its not just welded itself in place with all the muck, dust and rust ?

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    The carrier seems to stop the calliper coming off

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    Quote Originally Posted by s2yob View Post
    The carrier seems to stop the calliper coming off
    Taken the retaining spring off too....?

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    Do you have the magnetic adaptor, required for this job?

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    Quote Originally Posted by m8internet View Post
    Do you have the magnetic adaptor, required for this job?

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    Quote Originally Posted by m8internet View Post
    Do you have the magnetic adaptor, required for this job?
    Curious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Curious.
    Describes M8internet perfectly.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Curious.
    me to

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    I was advised that the kit, to perform this pad change, includes a magnetic adaptor which is required
    It's similar in requiring the windback tool for the rears
    Without you will have to force the caliper free, possibly damaging it

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