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Unread 07-13-2013, 10:42 AM   #1
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Brakes smoking

Hey guys about a week ago my driver side brakes were rubbing and so I took it apart and realized that one of the caliper pistons were broken so I replaced the caliper on the driver And the pads on both sides now a week later it seems like the passenger side is smoking after driving? Could it be something else on the brakes thank you?!

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Unread 07-13-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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I guess ill just take the other caliper off and check it out
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Unread 07-13-2013, 12:16 PM   #3
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Replace the hoses when you do it, I had same issues replaced calipers and hoses good as new now!
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Unread 07-13-2013, 01:21 PM   #4
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Replace the hoses when you do it, I had same issues replaced calipers and hoses good as new now!
How much did the hose run you?!
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Unread 07-13-2013, 05:40 PM   #5
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Could be "unbalanced" now making the pass one do all the work, I try to stick to replacing everything on brakes in pairs. If the driver's side caliper was bad theres a good chance the pass one has problems. Or the pass caliper could have a seized guide pin causing it to stick, or problems with the hoses like mentioned. Try bleeding both calipers just to be sure there isn't any air / difference in pressure in the lines and check out the condition of the pass caliper.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 08:14 AM   #6
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I too replace in pairs to avoid this problem
I would hazard a guess the passenger side caliper piston is sticking.

For some reason teves calipers seem more prone to develop issues just after new pads are fitted.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 08:41 AM   #7
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x2^^
just after i had the rears apart to check the axle seals were ok after having new bearings
and seals fitted and lube the slide pins, the left rear seized up.
I think its partly down to the inner pad being clipped into the piston so it can't move about like
the outer one does.
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Unread 07-14-2013, 11:14 AM   #8
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I'm going to get new rotors and a pads caliper today and see what happens thank guys
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Unread 07-16-2013, 08:13 PM   #9
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Replaced rotors and caliper works great and no 50 mph wobble
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Unread 07-16-2013, 09:01 PM   #10
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Unread 07-17-2013, 01:56 AM   #11
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Absolutely!........Especially if you are too poor to pay 100 an hour in labour! That's the main reason I learned to spanner my motors. It's amazing what you can learn if you don't have a choice. Nothing I would not do myself these days. Only time my Jeep goes to a workshop is for the mot (safey check)......although I might have to concede defeat on my rear pinion seal...just can't shift the nut!
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Unread 07-17-2013, 07:23 AM   #12
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If you had a good compressor and air ratchet with big socket it might shock it off. I never done mine so not sure whats involved.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0zz...e_gdata_player

The video makes it look so easy.
Never my experience anytime I got to remove bolts. I had a horrible time removing the caliper bracket bolts and all the videos on youtube made me think I was doing something wrong. Ha ha
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