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Brake pad replacement on Alfa GTV

Any tips would be appreciated..

i.e. any special tools required

Am planning to do both front and back

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Re: Brake pad replacement on Alfa GTV

The new pads will be thicker than the old pads, so you need to push the pistons back by levering with a screwdriver. Careful you don't knacker your discs.

Some people just lever them back and force brake fluid back up the line. I read that this is a Bad Thing and can kill ABS systems, so I bought a bleed kit and opened the bleed nipple.

You will also need a metal file for when the new pads won't fit due to rust buildup under the metal shims.

Never done backs but you might need a windback tool.
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