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hi

I'm replacing rotor & pads on rear brakes.      2014 older style hybrid

The pistons are screw in kind, I've had a tentative look to see

I found that I can manage to turn them with nose pliers ( I'm awaiting a cube adapter),  but they don't seem to retract to a noticeable degree

any tips I  would be grateful for.

Do they turn clockwise or anticlockwise ?

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Why, isn't it still under warranty?

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10 minutes ago, bathtub tom said:

Why, isn't it still under warranty?

Well, it just had service & they advise needing replaced cos of bad grooving on rotor.

So I assume they would have said it was warranty, rather than quote around £400

 

It had not occurred to me till you've mentioned  it though.

 

 

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they quoted £400 for rear pads and rotors? bit steep

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Arnold Clark

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Even a Toyota dealer is cheaper than that when referring to their fixed prices (£235).

Pads and discs will be a wear and tear item.

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14 hours ago, Manelda said:

….. any tips I  would be grateful for.

My tip is RTFM 😉.

Go here: Toyota tech site, register and get access to the workshop manual. It is PAYG and costs around £3 for an hour's access.

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Worn/grooved discs would not be covered under warranty at that age

Ask for the Toyota fixed price (you shouldn't have to ask) TFP is £270 on that model 

 

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19 hours ago, Parts-King said:

Worn/grooved discs would not be covered under warranty at that age

Ask for the Toyota fixed price (you shouldn't have to ask) TFP is £270 on that model 

Is it £270 for a Yaris? £270 is quoted for Auris and £235 for Yaris on Toyota's website under maintenance and repairs .

19 hours ago, Parts-King said:

 

 

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19 hours ago, Parts-King said:

Worn/grooved discs would not be covered under warranty at that age

Ask for the Toyota fixed price (you shouldn't have to ask) TFP is £270 on that model 

 

what  TFP mean ?

When I was listening to the cost of parts I was half switched off as I wasn't going near their place the price was getting well over 400 .

Now that I remember it included wheel balance & engine flush so take that off say 450 & what was left was what they were asking for brakes.

 

Anyway I bought a full set for £80.

If I choose cheaper the full set is less than £30 :

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Hi, the screw out action is to keep the hand brake adjustment. It's a bit fiddly, but use a 'G' clamp to keep the squeeze on and turn the piston with a pair of 'Swan (or Goose) neck' Pliers. Don't forget to release the hand brake first. Good luck.

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TFP = Toyota Fixed Price

Mate those discs and pads will be made from butter and will last 5 minutes if you are lucky

Get something decent, if not genuine then something like Ferodo, at least you will stop when you put your foot on the brake

Kingo :thumbsup:

 

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51 minutes ago, Parts-King said:

TFP = Toyota Fixed Price

Mate those discs and pads will be made from butter and will last 5 minutes if you are lucky

Get something decent, if not genuine then something like Ferodo, at least you will stop when you put your foot on the brake

Kingo :thumbsup:

 

I bought Brembo ones , so I hope they are decent enough.

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55 minutes ago, Bomber209 said:

Hi, the screw out action is to keep the hand brake adjustment. It's a bit fiddly, but use a 'G' clamp to keep the squeeze on and turn the piston with a pair of 'Swan (or Goose) neck' Pliers. Don't forget to release the hand brake first. Good luck.

Thanks

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19 minutes ago, Manelda said:

I bought Brembo ones , so I hope they are decent enough.

Yes, should be fine

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The cube adapter just popped in the letterbox  , so I will make some plans 

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On 5/30/2018 at 11:21 PM, Manelda said:

Arnold Clark

they are total pirates id rather go another toyota dealer or a good independent for the brakes

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Wheels are on now , used long nose locking pliers to insert into holes in piston, & push in( with force) while turning Clockwise.

The cube did not fit. There are a few combinations it , but just not for this Yaris - unfortunately .

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On 5/30/2018 at 11:21 PM, Manelda said:

Arnold Clark

Or as we cll them in the motor trade Arnold Shark.

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