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Front brake HELP!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by SantaCruz'n, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    SantaCruz'n

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    When I was changing my front brakes today (2005 Prerunner) I noticed some brake fluid leaking from the caliper piston. Its just a little. Is this really bad? What do you guys think?
     
  2. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    it shouldnt leak.you need to replace the O ring around the caliper piston.
     
  3. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    x2. Fix it. Either replace the caliper or rebuild your current one.
     
  4. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    ya and don't not do it bc when that shit hits the rotor...... BYEBYE!
     
  5. Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    Should I be good to drive it for a little bit?
     
  7. Jul 27, 2010 at 3:10 PM
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    for a few miles. then some oil gets on the rotors and you have brake failure. it can happen.
     
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    This sucks, from an easy brake change to catastrophe. WTF?!?!
    Also, how do I air bleed the brakes?
     
  12. Jul 27, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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