If the piston has come out, the caliper will need replaced.
Brass washers replaced when caliper replaced?Fitting tightened completely?
Does it turn freely with the caliper removed? if not, check the bearings or hub assembly. You only replaced one caliper? If one's bad, the other isn't far behind.
The brake caliper boot seal keeps out dust and dirt. If not replaced it can cause the caliper seal to leak and the brakes to possibly fail. It is simple to replace.
if the caliper has been replaced there are two copper gaskets that go between the brake hose and the caliper
Whoever replaced your pads may have neglected to apply anti squeal goop to the back of the new brake pads. Brake pads should have some greasy stuff smeared on their surfaces where they meet the caliper, the caliper piston, and at the ends where they fit into the caliper. The squeal is caused by high frequency vibration where the back of the pad presses against the caliper and caliper piston(s).
YES! If the car has been in use could be the caliper the caliper slider or the brake hose connected to the caliper. yes, if the car has been in use and the rotor is rusty then the caliper is frozen and needs to be taken apart and replaced.
If the caliper is sticking or leaking it is possible to buy a rebuild kit and replace all parts that are worn inside. If the caliper has a cracked or broken housing then the unit can not be repaired and must be replaced.
If the caliper piston is sticking, replace the caliper. If the caliper yoke is sticking in its guides, clean the guides with a wire brush. Some caliper yokes make use of shims and bushings in the guides to reduce friction, these may need to be installed or replaced. Check with your dodge dealer regarding those shims.
The caliper (especially the rubber seal around the piston), the caliper slider bolts & seals and the pad clips should all be inspected, however if they are all in good condition there is no need to replace them. Inspect the caliper sliders carefully and if they show any sign of sticking or binding they should be cleaned out and re-greased or replaced if they are rusted. If the rubber boots on the caliper sliders are torn they should be replaced immediately.
A brake pad is the friction surface, replaced as it wears, between the caliper and the rotor.
the rubber line going to the caliper was bad. replaced the line and bled system and it works great. I think the line partially plugged since this truck has 250k miles on it. I hope this helps someone because I could find very little help for this problem.
Frozen brake caliper
If it is leaking, cracked, or the piston is seized it needs replaced.
Caliper pistons should retract if calipers are in working order. Calipers need to be removed and rebuilt or replaced. A brake fluid flush is highly recommended.
If you open the bleeder and it releases pressure, follow the steel line back to see if it is pinched somewhere.
The Dodge Caravan and Dodge Ram have reportedly had issues with the caliper needing to be replaced. This can usually be done yourself and step by step instructions found on the internet by doing a Google search.
The teves caliper is a single piston disc brake caliper and the akebono caliper is a dual piston disc brake caliper. The teves caliper is a single piston disc brake caliper and the akebono caliper is a dual piston disc brake caliper.
m8-1.0x 20mm I just replaced mine, it was the top bolt
It will depend upon your car. You will most likely have to remove the wheel, the brake pads, the caliper, and poss the caliper adapter in order to gain access to the rotor which should then slip off and can be replaced.
Jack up The Dakota and remove the wheel. Unbolt the caliper and slide it off, being careful that the hose does not get damaged. The brake pads can be slid from the caliper and replaced at this point.
No but, the next time that brake seems stuck open the bleeder on that stuck caliper and see if the caliper releases the pressure. If so you may have a bad brake hose or a pinched brake line that holds pressure.
The brake caliper on the opposite side is seized Example, if it pulls to the left, then the right side caliper is seized and must be replaced.
Probably has a sticky brake caliper or sticky brake caliper sliders. Who ever replaced the brake pads should have seen that.
Your caliper needs replaced. The piston inside is corroded, and is not releasing. The new caliper costs about 24 bucks at the part store. Hope I could help.