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Old 04-21-2009, 08:42 AM   #1
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brakes dont release????

hi everybody!!
k last year when i had my new engine put in we also changes my cailpers and rotors because both my brakes seemed to have locked up and wore my rotors down to almost nothing and the pads were long gone.

for the last while iv been kind of feeling it again so lastnight when i stopped at subway i just thought id feel my rotors to feel for wear or extreme heat and the left one felt alright, nothing strange but then i checked the right and my rotor is about 1/8iinch worn down and it was very hot... Why do my brakes keep doing this?? has anyone else have this problem?? i dont want to have to buy new rotors and calipers every 10,000klms so can someone PPLLLLEEEEAAASSEEEEEE help me!


and one more thing, it really sounds like both front bearings are toast but when i jack my car off the ground and check the wheel for any kind of play or movement it doesnt move its nice and solid, does this rule out the possability of it being my wheel bearings or is that most likely the problem still??

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Take off ur tire and your caliper and see if the greased up your sliders, if they did then you could just have gotten a bad caliper, as for the bearing, does it make a humming sound? It might just be your tires if they are wore down, if its a bearing check your pass side support bearing
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