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Brakes I own a 91 Legend LS. A few days ago I had the front brake pads and rotors changed. Tonight the brakes were grinding and very hot. Also, I smell burning rubber and feel a vibration on the driver side. Should I change the booster or master cylinder?

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  • nyblack Nov 23, 2008

    Car was checked out my mechanic and he changed the rubber flex line. Problem solved.




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Your lf caliper is frozen check rubber flex line also

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