[V8] sticky rear brakes

dsaad at icehouse.net dsaad at icehouse.net
Wed Mar 2 10:08:10 EST 2005

So what is the basic procedure for removing the brake cable?

Or - do you just disconnect it from the caliper and work in some lube?



Quoting "Korn, Bob" <Bob.Korn at Fike.com>:

> I had same issue, same wheel/brake assembly.  Was the cable, lack of use
> and lack of lube, a bit of a pain to remove and lube, but not too bad.
> Bob
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> Subject: [V8] sticky rear brakes
> Looks like I have the beginnings of a stuck caliper on the RR wheel. The
> rotor
> does not appear to be damaged yet - I only noticed the problem because
> as I was
> going skiing last weekend, the E-brake handle felt kinda funny.
> When I got to the mountain, the RR wheel was hot while the others were
> cool.
> I got home and parked it.
> So far I only have the wheel off - but it looks like I just remove the
> two slide
> pin bolts to get the caliper off?
> What is the trick to compress the caliper without the special tool?
> I am going to assume that it is just the slides that are sticky and just
> order a
> bolt kit and some new pads. I really hope the e-brake cable is OK - it
> does not
> look fun to replace that thing.
> Dave
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