[200q20v] Front caliper dragging

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Tue Jan 8 16:34:31 EST 2002


Do you want to do it right, or just f*** around?  If the former, overhaul
all four calipers and flush the fluid.  A dirty but cheap job ($5. for
fluid) that will result in the best stock 44 chassis brakes for the next
300K miles, with biannual fluid changes.  Love my UFOs.


> From: John Mallick <john_mallick at iat.utexas.edu>
> Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 12:31:40 -0600
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: [200q20v] Front caliper dragging
> I've got a dragging front caliper that will occasionally heat up the UFO
> and cause lots of vibration on the front end.  Any BTDT for freeing
> these things up or is a new/reman caliper in order?  Can I clean and
> lube the carrier pins w/o taking the caliper off the strut?
> Thanks in advance,
> John Mallick
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