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Overheating brakes My 2010 grand caravan rear brake is heating up. I have changed the brake pads but even after a small drivethe rear rotor and brake shoe are heating up. What else can be the problem?

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At least one of your rear calipers is likely sticking and needs replacing.

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

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SOURCE: 1994 Dodge Caravan rear brakes won't wear out.

Yes, this is very normal. You'll replace the front 3 times before you'll have to replace the rears. The reason for this is because 80% of your braking is in the front. There is nothing wrong with your brake system.

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Have someone push & release pedal while at wheel with problem. See if it takes a while or slow to release. If yes, have wrench ready on bleeder screw, and try again, if it sticks/holds, crack bleeder screw, if it releases, I'd replace hose.

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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If the ABS lite is comming on, the module is detecting a problem in that system. There will most likely be a code in the computer. take it to your dealer and have it check. The most common problem i see in these is a failed speed sensor.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: how to change rear brake shoe pads of 2005 mitsubishi lancer

Hello, this do it yourself project is very manageable if it is brake pads that you are replacing on your car; if they are disc shoes it may be a little bit harder. In essence a brake job can be done straight out of a auto manual for your car and is not to diffucult as long as you follow good safety procedures while jacking up your vehicle and removing your wheels. First, I would park your car and setting your parking break will make your rear brakes impossible to get off so do not set it. I would however keep this in mind and be very careful working on your car then. I would chaulk your front wheel with a chaulk block or a brick. I would loosen your lug nuts just to break the intial torque I would then jack up the rear of your vehicle and set jack stands under your car in the proper locations. Then systematically, remover your wheel and then the two bolts holding your caliper to the spindle. Carefully, remove the caliper and do not let it hang becuase you will bend your brake line. Remove old shoes, then compress the caliper with a caliper compression tool from your local auto parts store or a c-clamp and a small block of wood. Inspect the rotor for deep gouges, a blue tint, or if you know you have gotten them really hot before I would replace the rotor. Next, install the new brake pads, put rotor back onto spindle and insert bolts back into caliper housing. Repeat for the next side and put the wheel back on and remember to torque your lug nuts to the proper specification. I hope this fixes your problem for you!

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: reset piston on rear disc brakes 2008 Grand Caravan

they should screw in not compress

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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My 2000 Dodge caravan's brakes are screeching after I changed them. Its only been 2 months since I changed them and its becoming very annoying. Changed the brakes and brake pads.


did you apply the brake pad anti squeal grease it should be applied generously to back of brake pads & also where brake calipers where brake pads will travel as they wear in some cases hard lifetime brake pads usually bmw/other german vehicles will simply squeal unless you install softer &wont last as long but im sure that brake grease will solve your noise issue you should have got a small tube where you purchased the brake pads !

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http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-change-the-rear-brake-shoes-on-a-dodge-caravan-162663/

Check the above link and get a video explanation for installation of installing rear brakes

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Rear rotors stuck on e brake shoes. Tried turning off, hammering off, loosing the e brake adjuster. The pins look broken holding the shoes on since the bottom part of the rotor pulls way out but can't get...


When i did my brakes on my 05 grand caravan i turned the parking brake adjuster and hammered like crazy till they came off then i replaced parking brake shoes and hardware they are never saved and after you have replaced that you need to adjust parking barke shoes.

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2002 dodge caravan rear disc noise


Sure sounds like you need new brake pads. On the brake pad is a small metal tab that contacts the rotor and squeals when the pads need to be changed. Hope this helps. Please keep me posted. Good luck

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