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Old 02-15-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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Front left brake sticking.... HELP!!

My brakes are sticking in the front left wheel... I can go past about 3rd and I smell burning brakes... I'm in a parking lot now and I don't know what to do... Help!!!!

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Old 02-15-2010, 01:28 PM   #2
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:30 PM   #3
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The piston in your caliper must be sticking, no big deal. You will need to dissasemble and replace the brake piston seal or the o-ring, clean the piston, make sure it's not pitted, re-assemble, fill with brake fluid and bleed. Not expensive at all. Good luck. Laters,
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:48 PM   #4
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You can also get remanufactured calipers from Autozone or Kragens for like 20 bucks.
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:55 PM   #5
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To get too where you need to be
try going in reverse with brake applied
this can ajust brakes sometimes
also just pump the brakes to stop
use the top half of brakes
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Old 02-15-2010, 02:34 PM   #6
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Thanks guys. I got home both front brakes were really hot. I got it lifted and I could hardly even spin the tires off the ground... Took them off and they are sitting out in the garage cooling off.. What should I do to start I checked the fluid and eveything
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Well for starters replace both calipers. Check the pads and rotors as well. I would say do a home bleed of the system with a big can of brake fluid to flush it all out. If you still can't get a hard pedal then take it to a shop.
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:25 PM   #8
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Thanks is there a write up on bleeding the brakes??
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:05 PM   #9
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Can anyone tell me which bolt/bolts I need to remove to remove the caliber?
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Old 02-15-2010, 08:08 PM   #10
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Go on craigs list to see if a mech
can work on it for you
around here guys wills do brakes for
40-50 bucks you buy parts

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