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New caliper will not close

I'm doing my first ever brake job. Front brakes on a 2012 Kia Sedona. New pads, rotors, and calipers. I'm struggling on the first one because the caliper will not close with the outside pad in. It'...
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Brake caliper guide pins slide differently. 08 Camry Hybrid

2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Replaced my rear brakes and rotors myself for the first time this weekend with some youtube guides. Went pretty smooth aside from having to hammer the old rotor off. When ...
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Rattling noise after break pad, disk and caliper change

I own a BMW 3 series 2008 318i. I got my rear break pad and disks changed as well as the caliper changed on the rear left 2 days ago. A day later driving home i noticed rattling noises coming from ...
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New front right caliper locking up

The front right brakes had worn down to bare metal on my son's 2012 Journey Crew. While installing new brake parts I could not push the pistons back into the caliper, so I purchased a rebuilt caliper....
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Brakes smoking overheating and car shaking

So I changed my front brake pads and had problems pushing in the passenger side piston. I eventually got it and everything on it started shaking. The passenger side was super hot, so I figured I had a ...
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2003 crown Vic problems with burning smell

When I drive the car for a period of time the driver side front tire area releases a burning smell and occasionally white smoke will billow up from there. Now the car was owned by my great grandma ...
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I damaged a caliper slide pin bolt, should I replace the whole pin?

When replacing the brake pads and discs on a 2006 1.3 Suzuki ignis I damaged a bolt which fastens the caliper onto its mounting bracket. The bolt was stuck on and I thought it probably needed ...
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Do I need to replace both front calipers because of a snapped bleeder valve?

Vw cc 2010 2.0l sport I accidentally snapped the passenger right caliper bleeder valve while I was flushing my brake fluid. A shop wants to charge me $670 to replace both calipers and the fluid. They ...
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Cannot open Caliper bolt

I am replacing new rotors and break pad on my Honda Accord 2001 EX. However, I can't open the caliper bolt. Successfully change 1 front rotor but other Front(17mm) and one rear(14mm) is not budging ...
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Seized Calipers That Move - Worth Keeping?

I have a 2009 Honda Civic Si. I took off the left rear caliper and found it to be really difficult to push in (it wasn't moving at all at first), as compared to the right rear caliper. Yes, I used a ...
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2016 Honda Accord Sport

I have a 2016 Honda Accord Sport with 7,000 miles. Recently, I put the car in reverse and she was stalling like the emergency brake was on. Then all the way home as I drove it was like something was ...
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Anything wrong with this custom brake caliper design?

I'm designing a modification to existent brake calipers that doesn't come with parking/hand brake. One method that comes to my mind is to add a lever with a lobe, anchored to the caliper body, that ...