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post #1 of 13 Old 10-06-2010, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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Replace Front Brakes

I replaced my front brakes today, the only thing that I didnt do was unscrew the cap on the reservoir.

My brakes are dragging alittle bit I can hear them as I drive. Any ideas? built up pressure from not unscrewing the cap???

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Bump for bed

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you should unscrew the cap? no wonder why my truck pulls to the right.. dangit. oh well warped rotors.. gotta do them again.. now only if i can find my f'n lug key i could have done it today.. but i lost it
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i did no difference

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you did push the pistons back into the caliper when the brakes were out? having the cap off or loose will not cause that. more like piston sticking.

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Did you clean & lube the slide pins?

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What shape are the rotors in? Did you get them turned or are they new?

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you did push the pistons back into the caliper when the brakes were out? having the cap off or loose will not cause that. more like piston sticking.
I agree, sounds like a ceased caliper.


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New rotors. did not do anything else but compress the calipers and slap on new pads. They went in without a hitch

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X2 on the slide pins. Probably seized up.

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