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Sticking brake caliper

Sticking brake caliper symptoms and causes Sticking brake caliper symptoms Most vehicles are built with a floating brake caliper. Floating brake calipers have one or two pistons on one side of the caliper. As the piston(s) applies. it forces the inboard brake pad against the rotor. The brake fluid pressure forces the caliper away from the rotor which then pulls the opposite side of the caliper into the outboard pad, forcing it against the opposite side of the rotor. A floating caliper slides on two brake caliper slide pins. Brake … Read More


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