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2006 Audi A6 Quattro Question: brake change

 

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blkhaus, 3.2L V6, Rahway, NJ, February 20, 2010, 08:36
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I am changing the pads on my 06 a6 quattro. does audi require a special tichnique that i should be aware of? Do i have to disengage the electric e-brake? if so, how?
I'm greatfull for the advise anyone can give me..thank you

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 20, 2010, 09:09
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    Some new European cars need a scan tool to replace the brake pads. Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info .There is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You get a one year subscription to year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual. http://bit.ly/alldata_repair_manuals or try http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online and get an online repair manual subscription.

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    some guy February 21, 2010, 04:58
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    only the rear pads require a tester on this car. pad replacement on the front is pretty much typical. you may want to use a moly lube on the backing plate contact points to prevent brake squeak. you may also want to remove some brake fluid if its too full so the fluid will not back up and overflow when the pistons are pushed back.

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