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Old 20th July 2019, 11:24 AM
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Thanks for the advice guys. Iím bit iffy when it comes to brakes (not too confident) although it looks simple. My main concern are the electrics and brake fluid etc. I have never bled braking systems.Ivanhoe how did you resolve the brake line/fluid side of things? Thanks
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This may help

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Thanks for the advice guys. Iím bit iffy when it comes to brakes (not too confident) although it looks simple. My main concern are the electrics and brake fluid etc. I have never bled braking systems.Ivanhoe how did you resolve the brake line/fluid side of things? Thanks
I clamped the brake hose with a proper but cheap hose clamp.
You also need a jar with brake fluid in it and a hose that fits the bleed nipple. I'm sure there must be a few YouTube videos of old school brake bleeding.
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I clamped the brake hose with a proper but cheap hose clamp.
You also need a jar with brake fluid in it and a hose that fits the bleed nipple. I'm sure there must be a few YouTube videos of old school brake bleeding.
Cheers mate. Why are all you guys miles away, couldíve used some first hand experience from you.
I got quote from BCS Automotive for all 4 refurb (exc piston) for £269. Not sure if that includes the EPC.
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Cheers mate. Why are all you guys miles away, couldíve used some first hand experience from you.
I got quote from BCS Automotive for all 4 refurb (exc piston) for £269. Not sure if that includes the EPC.
I just paid BCS more than that just for one of my front calipers

That price was for extracting 2 seized nipples and all new seals inside. The exterior painting was extra but was paid for by Audi. I did post a thread asking which company is the best and they didn't get the best reviews however I can say I am happy with the work they did on both front calipers.
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I might just bite the bullet and get a recon one from Carparts4less for £200😔
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Just an update guys. Got the rear pass caliper changed. Parts n labour £300, it has stopped the squeaking on that side but now I can hear some squeaking slightly on the right when I turn the steering slightly whilst driving. I have seen/read a lot about the caliper slider pins jamming. Is this an easy task for a basic diyír to repair?
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