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Old 15-09-2009, 22:15   #1
bigdogrepo
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Exclamation rear brakes binding,

Rear caliper binding on. I will replace tomorrow, what causes the caliper to jam up ? fitted new discs 12 weeks ago and caliper fine then. Any ideas,


wheel heating up due to caliper jaming up can the heat have warped the disc ??

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Old 15-09-2009, 23:08   #2
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Smile Rear caliper

I had the same prob so did my mate its the sliders on the Rear calipes
take them out clean them and grease them up and then just rebuild
them back up mate hope this helps you
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Old 16-09-2009, 15:05   #3
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It will be the slidepins as said. Pushing everything back when you did the disc change will have upset the gunge and made them stick. About 40 mins work with some cleaner and coppaslip will fix it.
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