Testing a brake caliper to see if it's sticking

I have re-made this video with a more detailed explanation. The new video is called "Trouble shooting brake caliper issues" and the link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpUO7sqg_jw

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In this video I'll show you how to properly diagnose a locked up brake caliper. Usually, when brakes lock up on one wheel its caused by either a locked up caliper piston, stuck caliper slide pins, or a clogged flex hose going to the caliper. In this video you will find out how to test each of these components in order to get an acurate diagnosis of your brake problem. Created with MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2016 Barbour's Auto Help is not responsible for any damage or personal injury incurred in the process of performing any auto repairs done by you the viewer. It is the viewers responsibility to verify all information and procedures as outlined in YOUR REPAIR MANUAL AND OWNERS MANUAL FOR YOUR VEHICLE. Owning and using a repair manual suited for your vehicle is essential for correctly and safely performing ANY repair to your vehicle. Always wear safety glasses and heed all instructions for use applicable to any piece of equipment you may use. You can do it. Do it right and do it safely.





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The common braking system uses hydraulic principles to slow or stop your vehicle. Today's modern auto incorporates electronic technologies working together with efficient hydraulics to get the job done. Diagnosing brake problems requires a good knowledge of how the system operates and experience in the field. This video looks at a Chevrolet Corvette that is pulling to the left. It had the brake pads and rotors previously changed so we dive into what is causing the car to pull.





How to check & measure your brake rotors / discs
How to check and measure the brake rotor/disc thickness and how to find the minimum thickness value specified by the manufacturer in auto parts websites Auto, automobile, car, vehicle maintenance tools parts accessories engine mechanics do-it-yourself diy tutorial tuto This video does not constitute or replace a real specialized technical manual, and was only made ​​for convenience and educational purposes. "TutoBuild Eng" makes no warranties of any kind and accepts no liability. "TutoBuild Eng" cannot be held responsible for any damage caused to devices or persons using information contained in this video. The use of the information contained in this video is at your own risk.




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