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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Front Brake Caliper, Servicing

Overview - Brake Caliper FN 3

  • Install the entire repair kit when servicing.
  • Only use mineral spirits to clean the brakes.
  • Apply a thin coat of Assembly Paste -G 052 150 A2- to brake cylinders, pistons and seals.

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Brake Caliper FN 3

  1. Dust Cap
    • Attach to bleeder valve
  2. Bleeder Valve
    • 10 Nm
    • Apply a thin coat of aAssembly Paste -G 052 150 A2- to the threads before screwing in.
  3. Caps
    • Insert in bushing
  4. Guide Pins
    • 30 Nm
  5. Bearing Bushing
    • Insert in brake caliper
  6. Brake Caliper
  7. Brake Carrier
    • Bolt to brake caliper
  8. Spring
    • Insert with both ends in holes of brake caliper
  9. Seal
    • Removing and installing.
  10. Piston
    • Removing and installing.
    • Apply a thin coat of Assembly Paste -G 052 150 A2- to piston beforehand
  11. Protective Cap
    • Removing and installing.
    • Do not damage when inserting the piston

FN 3 Brake Caliper Piston, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-
  • Piston Resetting Tool -T10145-
  • Piston Resetting Tool - Cap /6 -T10146/6-

Removing

  • Use compressed air to push the piston out of the brake caliper.

Place A Wooden Board Into the Recess So the Piston Is Not Damaged.

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  • Remove the protective cap from the brake caliper using the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-.

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  • Remove the seal with the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

When removing, make sure that the cylinder surface is not damaged.

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Installing

  • The surface of the piston and seal must only be cleaned with mineral spirits and then dried.
  • Thinly coat piston and seal with Assembly Paste -G 052 150 A2- before inserting.
  • Insert the seal in brake caliper.

 

  • Insert the protective cap -A- into the Piston Resetting Tool - Cap /6 -T10146/6--1-.

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  • Press the protective cap with the assembly tool -1- and the piston resetting tool -2- into the brake caliper so that it contacts the brake caliper all around.

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Check the Seating of Protective Caps

  • Protective cap must no longer be able to be pulled from brake caliper by hand.

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  • Press the piston lightly against the protective cap and lock it into position, for example with the trim removal wedge -2-.

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Do not tilt the piston in order to avoid damaging the sealing boot.

  • Blow the protective cap on with pressurized air (maximum 3 bar (43 psi)) -1-. This will force the protective cap onto the piston.

 

  • Press the piston into brake caliper using a piston resetting tool -1-.

Outer sealing lip of protective cap will then engage in the piston groove.

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