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post #5 of (permalink) Old 19th May 2007
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you usually find its the inner rear pad thats sticking,and wears quicker than the outer pad so check this. also, check rear slides to see if they are nice and free, inspect the leavers which the handbrake cable conects to and make sure the lever is all the way back to its stop with the handbrake off(if not this will cause binding as the hand brake will be slightly engaged) the other thing to check is the caliper itself, check to see if the pistons wind back freely(there is a tool for this but you can youse a set of mould grips) you have to turn the piston clockwise and aplly inwards presure at the same time, make sure you remove the brake fluid cap first to allow excess fluid to escape and do not try and push the pistons in as you will nacker the calipier lol been done before
also check the disk for scores and pits ect
once all of the above has been checked clean all components and copper slip the pads and refit

hope this will help you m8 and good luck and let us know how you get on alex

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