Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Puget Sound, WA
Re: Dragging brakes
Okay, so I flushed the whole system with 2.5 quarts of fluid. Then removed and lubed every single caliper slide pin with actual offcial slide pin lube, replaced the sticky caliper, and all the front pads were removed and chamfered on the bench grinder. I can't see how it will help anything but it can't hurt.
The front wheels both spin freely now and I have a tiny bit of travel before I get a hard brake pedal which should correspond with the pads retracting properly. At first I thought I misbled but it is a firm pedal.
I have the OEM limited slip rear end. When I had the rear end up in the air I had a very hard time rotating the wheels. The rear brakes were not dragging but I did not inspect the parking brake. Is the limited slip that good? I know it isn't worth a darn when trying to get traction.
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