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Hi everyone,

My Wife complained about her brakes being noisey this past week so we went for a drive and it was just metal on metal, the pads were down to absolutely nothing in the rear. So I got new pads and rotors and set to replace the problematic side.
I removed the driver side rear and got it all apart. Now I’m trying to compress the piston again but it’s so extended I can’t fit to the tool on the space to spin and push. I need advice on how to get it back in, and if the piston IS overextended now what do I do?? Any advice would be great.
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It appears the calliper is just to far extended and that particular side (driver rear) had the pads worn down quite a bit more than anywhere else so I’m assuming the calliper is seized and will need to replace. Anyone know a DIY tutorial for this? While I have a good idea in what I’m doing I always like a tutorial to for its tricks and tips! Thanks. Car is a simple MK VI Jetta.
 

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I know the calliper is seized, and that’s why I’m replacing it or getting it rebuilt by someone and then reinstalling. I had no intention of rebuilding it myself.
 
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