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2006 Cayenne 3.2L V6 rear brake pad and rotor change

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2006 Cayenne 3.2L V6 rear brake pad and rotor change

When the brake pad workshop warning light turns on, you have at least 10,000 miles left on the pad. So take your time! When I replaced my old pad at 50,000 miles (1200 miles after the warning light), it still got about 1/4 inch of stuff left (I will wait longer next time). Okay, here are the steps: Tools: 16 mm torx bit (Not sold at sears! try special hardware store) 5 mm torx bit T50 torx bit Two big flat head screw driver (to push the pistons back) one small flat head screw driver (to


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The Cayenne DIY front brake job suggests two conflicting things:

"Caution: The pad backing plates (rear side of the brake pads) must not be greased._"

but later

"Dont forget to get blue loctite for the pin bolt and brake grease for the back of the pad."

Are we supposed to grease the back of the pad or not? Usually you apply grease to the pistons and not the pad itself anyway.


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