Front Brake Problems

Front Brake Problems

I had another brake problem come to me. Here’s the problem and the solution. With the front wheel off the ground, trying to spin the wheel showed excessive brake drag. Thinking the calipers were not releasing I bleed off the pressure by loosening the banjo bolts. No Better. Turns out the pin that holds the pads in had developed grooves in the pin and the pads were hanging up on the pins. NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE. When replacing pads carefully check your pins for grooves.

Ken Waters

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