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Re: handbrake causing rear caliper wear
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- Subject: Re: handbrake causing rear caliper wear
- From: Dave Eaton <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 09:00:29 +0012
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vote for #1 & #2. bit of a gotcha on the ur-q, can even cause the handbrake
lever to skew. btdt.
>From: email@example.com (Phil Payne)
>>What strikes me as curious is that the right pads were worn _much_ more
>>the left. This was what fooled me, because I checked the left for wear
>Things to check:
>1. Handbrake cable sticking.
>2. Handbrake mechanism on caliper sticking (very common).
>3. Calipers binding and not sliding properly on carrier.
>4. Rust buildup on carrier and pad backing causing pads to stick.
>5. Hydraulic problem.
>1984 Audi 80 quattro
>1989 Audi 100 Avant