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back brakes

Post by mcbrayer3rd » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:42 am



now my brakes are messed up, when i press down,they stay down. ????????????????????????????????????????? :cry:


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Re: back brakes

Post by Johnyy Smoke » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:45 am

Blleding should release them.Sounds like a caliper-master cylinder rebuild.Regards,Johnyy

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Re: back brakes

Post by D2D » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:51 am

Check and see if your return spring broke. If that's okay, spray the heck out of the area where the lever mounts to the frame with some PB Blaster or WD-40 and work it to free it up. That area gets pretty gunked up and causes the pedal to stick.

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Re: back brakes

Post by mcbrayer3rd » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:49 pm

A lot of wd-40 did it :D
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Re: back brakes

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:57 am

mcbrayer3rd wrote:A lot of wd-40 did it :D
Now that you've got it free, to keep it from happening again in a few months, take the pivot bolt off and remove the brake pedal. Use some fine sandpaper to clean up the corrosion and crud, then apply some good quality grease (marine grease if you can get it) before reassembling. That should fix it for the next 20 years or so.



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