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Old 01-24-2011, 02:47 AM
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There is no fluid coming out of the right front brake hose, therefore it does not engage. There are no leaks. Its kind of annoying when I have to stop fast (happens all the time... nobody has eyes, or dont care if they get crushed) and it pulls hard left because that brake engages. If this is formatted funny, my phone did it...
 
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probably looking at a collapsed brake line, i would suggest starting with new hoses. might as well see how much they want for new calipers too.
 
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Probably just the hose. Almost guarentee that it's collapsed where the mount fitting is on the hose. Word to the wise - do both. You can buy caliper kits pretty cheap. There is really nothing hard about going through one. Just a dust seal, "O" ring and a couple of copper crush washers.
 
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Calipers are brand new. put on maybe last week. Only did a quick visual inspection (yup they are there and not leaking)....
 
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This is a dangerius condition and you need to fix it pronto.
 
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Calipers are brand new. put on maybe last week. Only did a quick visual inspection (yup they are there and not leaking)....
If the calipers are new then its probably the hoses
 
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Old 01-26-2011, 11:23 PM
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I got somebody to cover my shift on Sunday. Yay a day off... I have to get up early (around 10 or 11am) and replace some lines and hoses. If one side gets it, they both do.
 
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:13 PM
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Nevermind. My day off was denied. No day off again this week.
 
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