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Old 11-09-2016, 06:52 AM
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Default Brakes locked up after suspension and Exhaust install

Over the last week I installed a set of Ohlins shocks, and a new exhaust and test pipe, along with some new wheels and tires. I took the car down off the stands and noticed when I went to back out of the garage, the car wouldn't move without gunning the gas. I got out and checked and there was brake pad shredded all over the wheels. Scratching my head as to what it could be that would cause this. There are no dash lights, and I reset the ECU before taking it off the stands, but left it on ramps while restarting the car. The brakes worked fine before I put the car up on stands almost a week ago.
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Front or rear brakes? what year is the car?
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Year is 2000, and pretty sure its front brakes (due to shredded brake material), I have to check the rears to be absolutely sure. The front wheels spun freely before I lowered the car back to the ground. I will check as soon as I can.
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make sure brake line is not folded or twisted. Also, front brake line should be attached properly with enough slag to the shock.
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It appears to be only the front brakes.
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I'll check the front brakes thank you
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If your brakes are binding you should check to see if your caliper pins are moving freely. They can bind due to corrosion. It could be a coincidence that the symptoms show up now. If they haven't been re-greased lately, you should get this done. It's a pretty simple DIY job unless you have a pin that's rusted up.
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Here's why they won't move. CCW cut them wrong.




I'm beyond pissed right now.
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Wow, that's a lot of material. Neither side clears the caliper?
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So your wheels are hitting your calipers?

That sucks!!!
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