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My 1997 B5 1.8 SE 20V has just failed its MOT.
The nearside brakes were binding (rear) and before I start ripping it apart I was wondering if anyone could maybe give me a few pointers as to what may be the problem, or any pitfalls.
Thanks in anticipation.
 

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I'd say grease the guide pins with brake grease (it's a high temp grease).
 

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Be sure to clean the guide pins and the inside of the boot before greasing. Also check for contamination and proper fit of the brake pads.
 

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Thankyou very much... turned out to be a siezed handbrake mech, and a bit of tapping resolved it.
 
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