RABCS00020-VW Beetle Cabrio Golf Audi TT Rear Brake Caliper Set

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VW Beetle Cabrio Golf Audi TT Rear Brake Caliper Set Raybestos Element 3

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Raybestos Element 3
Brand #: RABCS00020
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Part Details

  • Includes:
      Bracket
      Hardware
  • Brake Caliper Set Includes:
      (1) Driver Side Brake Caliper
      (1) Passenger Side Brake Caliper

100% New, No Rebuilt Components

Item Condition: New

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How to Replace Rear Brakes 99-05 Volkswagen Jetta

Created on: 2014-04-05

Check out this video to learn how you can replace the worn or squeaky rear brakes on your 99-05 Volkswagen Jetta.

  1. step 1: Removing the Wheel
    • Remove the lug nut covers with a 7mm Allen Wrench
    • Insert the lug nut key into the locking lug nut
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
    • If the wheel will not come off, thread one lug nut and use a pry bar to loosen the wheel
  2. step 2: Inspecting the Brakes
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicator
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
  3. step 3: Removing the Brake Pads
    • Remove the two 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry the caliper off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pull off the brake pads by hand
  4. step 4: Removing the Brake Rotor
    • Remove the two 8mm Allen bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the Phillips head screw from the rotor
    • If the screw will not remove, drill it out
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. step 5: Preparing the New Brakes
    • Put a large C-clamp on to the brake caliper
    • Apply pressure to the brake piston
    • Twist the piston in with slip joint pliers and adjust the C-clamp to maintain pressure
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner or mineral spirits
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Check the caliper slides for smooth movement
    • If the caliper slides do not move smoothly, clean them and apply grease
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
  6. step 6: Installing the New Brake Rotor
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the brake rotor
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the two 8mm Allen bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 50 foot-pounds of torque
  7. step 7: Installing the New Brake Pads
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 13mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the two 13mm bolts
  8. step 8: Reattaching the Wheel
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Remove the lug nut key
    • Put on the lug nut caps
  9. step 9: Testing the Brakes
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Large C-Clamp

    Floor Jack

    Jack Stands

    Wire Brush

  • Hex Wrenches

    7mm Allen Wrench

    8mm Allen Wrench

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

    Cloth Rags

    Mineral Spirits

    Brake Parts Cleaner

    Bearing Grease

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

    Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

    Ratchet

    Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

    Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

    13mm Socket

    18mm Socket

Installation Video
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Fits these Makes

Year Make Model Description
2002-2006Audi TT Audi TT Rear Brake Caliper Set
1998-2010Volkswagen Beetle VW Beetle Rear Brake Caliper Set
1999-2002Volkswagen Cabrio VW Cabrio Rear Brake Caliper Set
1999Volkswagen Golf VW Golf with 5 Lug Wheels Rear Brake Caliper Set
2000-2006Volkswagen Golf VW Golf Rear Brake Caliper Set

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Cardone Reman 19-2576
Cardone Reman 19-2577
DIY Solutions BFS02506
DIY Solutions BFS02389
DIY Solutions BFS02388

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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