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Re: brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
- From: Matt Warren <matt@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 21:02:50 -0400
- Subject: Re: brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
I've got the exact same prob on a 97 R1100RT. Got the kits for master and
calipers but figured I'd start at the top and see if that fixed it.
I was less than careful about brake fluid changes.
> From: Ted Porter <tporter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 15:21:03 -0700
> To: paul vangogh <levi443@xxxxxxxxx>, oilheads <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "paul vangogh" <levi443@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "oilheads" <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 2:07 PM
> Subject: brake dragging (Was: brake rotor)
>> Front brake will not fully release (on my '95 R850R) until I push the
>> brake handle forward.
>> ? ! ! !
>> ------- Paul, "Imagine all the people living life in peace." --John
> Your front brake master cylinder piston is sticking. Typically it means a
> new master cylinder. Some folks have had success with rebuilding instead of
> replacing. Changing the brake fluid once a year usually prevents this.
> If you're lucky there's something wrong with the lever pivot point, but it's
> not likely.
> Ted Porter
> Scotts Valley, Ca.
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