Hey Scotty... I'm having a problem with the Jeep I did breaks on yesterday. after pulling the…

McRyan2112

Hey Scotty... I'm having a problem with the Jeep I did breaks on yesterday. after pulling the wheel off and checking the pads I realized that there was a lot more life left than I realized. so I decided to keep the pads on there for a while and then put the new ones on later. However I decided to clean the caliper sliding pins and re lube them. I also sucked most of the fluid from the master cyl reservoir. Put new fluid and took it for a test drive.. Something immediately didn't feel right, hard to explain. But it drove fine for several miles, no pulling to the side. Then all of a sudden the caliper started dragging on the pad, the car was very unresponsive to the throttle. The only things I did that I think it could be is I didn't clean the guide hole for the caliper pins out, I used too thin of a lubricant despite it saying for all brake parts. Or because the passenger side pads were on the wrong sides so I put the outer one on the inside and vice versa. Any ideas?? I'm about to just change the rotors and pads if I can't figure it out

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McRyan2112
McRyan2112

Yeah I planned on that. Thank you. What's the best way to clean out the hole the slider pins go into. I've looked all over the net and can't find anything about it

ScottyKilmer
ScottyKilmer

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if you swapped pad locations that would easily do that. Me, I'd just put new brake pads and rotors on it and that should fix it all